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These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Molluscipoxvirus (Molluscum contagiosum virus, MCV)
(enveloped virus)


Molluscipoxvirus is an enveloped virus with double-stranded DNA and belongs to the family of Poxviridae.

In humans, the virus triggers Molluscum contagiosum (MC). After the eradication of smallpox, MC is the only clinical relevant human-specific poxvirus infection (incidence 0.1 – 5 %). Severe forms with atypical symptoms have been observed in AIDS patients.


» Necessary spectrum of antimicrobial activity
Virucidal against enveloped viruses