Yaba monkey tumor virus

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Yaba monkey tumor virus
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 B08.8
ICD-9 059.22

Yaba monkey tumor virus is a type of poxvirus.[1][2]

It is closely related to tanapox.

It is named for Yaba, Lagos.


  1. ^ Yaba monkey tumor virus at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. ^ Nazarian SH, Rahman MM, Werden SJ, et al. (January 2008). "Yaba monkey tumor virus encodes a functional inhibitor of interleukin-18". J. Virol. 82 (1): 522–8. doi:10.1128/JVI.00688-07. PMC 2224402. PMID 17959666.