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CD HEALTH ALERT: Monkeypox/Orthopoxvirus Testing via Commercial Laboratories

In the last week several commercial laboratories (Labcorp, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Quest) have announced availability of monkeypox testing. Additional commercial laboratories are anticipated to offer monkeypox testing in coming weeks. Providers should check with the commercial labs they work with about availability and specific specimen collection requirements. OCHCA approval is not required to order testing via commercial labs, although it is still required to request testing through public health. More info...