Monkeypox virus

Lab Test name Contact Comments
Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis Monkeypox virus Bieke Decaesteker,
Stijn Jonckheere
Sample type: eSwab (pus, nasopharyngeal, rectal)
Frequency: Daily
Test type: RT-PCR; Altona Realstar Orthopox (Seegene - Starlet; Bio-Rad - CFX96)
Targets: detects Variola and non-variola Orthopox virus (cowpox virus, monkeypox virus, racoonpox virus, camelpox virus and vaccinia virus)
Version date: 13/07/2022
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