"Variola virus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing infections in humans. No infections have been reported since 1977 and the virus is now believed to be virtually extinct.
- Variola virus
- Variola viruses
- Smallpox Virus
- Smallpox Viruses
- Poxvirus variolae
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Variola virus".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Variola virus".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Variola virus" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Variola virus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.