Smallpox of monkeys, the second test on the 24-year-old hospitalized in Genoa also negative

Genoa – “It turned out the test of the girl with suspected monkeypox was also negative at Spallanzani in Rome hospitalized at the San Martino hospital in Genoa “. Infectious disease specialist Matteo Bassetti told AGI, in relation to the case of a 24 year old returned from the Canary Islands last Monday and admitted to the ward headed by Professor Bassetti, who has symptoms compatible with the disease.

The twenty-year-old girl had been subjected to an initial examination, which was negative, at the San Martin hospital but it was decided to carry out a verification test with a national reference laboratory. Meanwhile the young woman had remained isolated.

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