Outbreak of severe zoonotic vaccinia virus infection, Southeastern Brazil

Jônatas Santos Abrahão, Rafael Kroon Campos, Giliane De Souza Trindade, Flávio Guimarães Da Fonseca, Paulo César Peregrino Ferreira, Erna Geessien Kroon

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Abstract

In 2010, a vaccinia virus isolate caused an atypically severe outbreak that affected humans and cattle in Brazil. Of 26 rural workers affected, 12 were hospitalized. Our data raise questions about the risk factors related to the increasing number and severity of vaccinia virus infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)695-698
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Vaccinia virus
Zoonoses
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Disease Outbreaks
Brazil

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  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Abrahão, J. S., Kroon Campos, R., De Souza Trindade, G., Da Fonseca, F. G., Ferreira, P. C. P., & Kroon, E. G. (2015). Outbreak of severe zoonotic vaccinia virus infection, Southeastern Brazil. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(4), 695-698. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2104.140351

Outbreak of severe zoonotic vaccinia virus infection, Southeastern Brazil. / Abrahão, Jônatas Santos; Kroon Campos, Rafael; De Souza Trindade, Giliane; Da Fonseca, Flávio Guimarães; Ferreira, Paulo César Peregrino; Kroon, Erna Geessien.

In: Emerging infectious diseases, Vol. 21, No. 4, 01.01.2015, p. 695-698.

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Abrahão, JS, Kroon Campos, R, De Souza Trindade, G, Da Fonseca, FG, Ferreira, PCP & Kroon, EG 2015, 'Outbreak of severe zoonotic vaccinia virus infection, Southeastern Brazil', Emerging infectious diseases, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 695-698. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2104.140351
Abrahão, Jônatas Santos ; Kroon Campos, Rafael ; De Souza Trindade, Giliane ; Da Fonseca, Flávio Guimarães ; Ferreira, Paulo César Peregrino ; Kroon, Erna Geessien. / Outbreak of severe zoonotic vaccinia virus infection, Southeastern Brazil. In: Emerging infectious diseases. 2015 ; Vol. 21, No. 4. pp. 695-698.
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