Introduction and Differential Diagnosis of Monkeypox in Argentina, 2022

Adrian Lewis, Alejandro Josiowicz, Stella Maris Hirmas Riade, Monica Tous, Gustavo Palacios, Daniel M. Cisterna

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We report detection of cases of monkeypox virus infection in Argentina in the context of a marked increase in confounding cases of atypical hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome caused by enterovirus coxsackie A6. We recommend performing an accurate differential virological diagnosis for exanthematous disease in suspected monkeypox cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2123-2125
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2022


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