Fast Five Quiz: Monkeypox

Bret A. Nicks, MD

Disclosures

October 03, 2022

According to the FDA, to avoid false results, clinicians should use lesion swabs taken directly from rashes or growths to test for monkeypox. Testing blood, saliva, and other samples that are not directly from a lesion can lead to false results.

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