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Air and surface sampling for monkeypox virus in a UK hospital: an observational study

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An outbreak of monkeypox virus infections in non-endemic countries was recognised on May 12, 2022. As of September 29, more than 67 000 infections have been reported globally, with more than 3400 confirmed cases in the UK by September 26. Monkeypox virus is believed to be predominantly transmitted through direct contact with lesions or infected body fluids, with possible involvement of fomites and large respiratory droplets. A case of monkeypox in a health-c... Expand abstract
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10.1016/s2666-5247(22)00257-9

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National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Volume:
3
Issue:
12
Pages:
e904-e911
Publication date:
2022-10-07
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2666-5247
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English
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1282372
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pubs:1282372
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2022-11-02

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