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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Virology.
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  • Magnaporthe grisea [r]: Plant-pathogenic ascomycete fungus that causes blast disease or blight disease, in cereal crops including wheat, rye, barley, pearl millet, and rice. [e]
  • Microbial ecology [r]: Multidisciplinary study of interrelationships between microorganisms and their living and nonliving environments. [e]
  • Molluscum contagiosum [r]: Viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes, characterized by one or more discrete, waxy, dome-shaped nodules with frequent umbilication. [e]
  • Pathology [r]: The medical specialty that is expert in the use of laboratory methods to support clinicians in diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis [e]
  • Smallpox [r]: A contagious infectious disease, caused by Variola major, which has been eradicated from the wild; its reappearance would almost certainly be biological warfare and a worldwide crisis [e]
  • Taxonomy [r]: The principles underlying classification, often in a hierarchy. [e]}
  • Vaccination [r]: A preventative health measure that can confer immunity to an infectious disease, without requiring that the vaccinated individual actually contract the disease. [e]
  • Vaccine [r]: "suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, or rickettsiae), antigenic proteins derived from them, or synthetic constructs, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases."(National Library of Medicine) [e]
  • Virus (biology) [r]: A microscopic particle that can infect the cells of a biological organism and can reproduce only with the assistance of the cells it infects. [e]
  • World Health Organization [r]: United Nations' agency for health, focussing on the control and prevention of diseases, and the support for international health programs. [e]