09/15/2022: Lab Advisory: CDC Issues Select Agent Gram for Monkeypox Virus

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratories

Level: Lab Advisory

On September 14, 2022, CDC’s Division of Select Agents and Toxins (DSAT) posted a Select Agent (SA) Gram to clarify the regulatory status of materials (e.g., patient specimens, cultures, diagnostic materials) related to the 2022 U.S. Monkeypox Outbreak.

We encourage you to review the SA Gram in detail and share this message widely with your networks.

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Page last reviewed: September 15, 2022