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Clinical Summary

Monkeypox: self-sampling possible option for diagnosis

Liz Scherer   |   21 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Self-sampling appears to reliably diagnose monkeypox virus in persons with suspected signs of infection.

Why this matters

  • Patient self-sampling might allow integration of testing for monkeypox and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) simultaneously, especially in high-risk populations, thereby easing clinic testing resources.

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