– Service providers to ensure that they have appropriate PPE Monkeypox – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) for the assessment and treatment of patients presenting with possible monkeypox virus.
– Services should consider a differential diagnosis of monkeypox virus in any
patient who meets the case definitions below.
– Inform local IPC teams and infectious disease/microbiology/virology/GUM
Consultants if a diagnosis of monkeypox virus is being considered so that
appropriate infection control measures can be implemented.