Monkeypox-related tests are used in Azerbaijan, results are negative

Health Ministry

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# 18 July 2022 12:24 (UTC +04:00)

No infection case with monkeypox has been recorded in Azerbaijan so far, Ministry of Health told APA.

Epidemiological situation is carefully observed and all opportunities for laboratory diagnosis with PCR tests are available in the case when suspicious cases are recorded.

"As for, use of tests, two tests have been used so far. Test samples have been taken from the applicants and sent to the Special Dangerous Infections Control Center. The test result of both persons is negative."