Ectromelia virus is a virus of the family Poxviridae and the genus Orthopoxvirus that causes mousepox, a disease of mice. It has only been seen in mouse colonies kept for research purposes. Mousepox causes skin lesions and generalized disease, which can be fatal. It is the only poxvirus to cause disease naturally in mice.
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A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS infecting mice and causing a disease that involves internal organs and produces characteristic skin lesions.
The numerical value of ectromelia virus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ectromelia virus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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