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Safety Advisory Notice: Classification of Monkeypox Diagnostic Samples and Waste

Monday, March 11, 2024

PHMSA's Safety Advisory Notice shares new advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding diagnostic samples and clinical waste containing Monkeypox virus (MPXV) in Clade I or II. The advice clarifies that samples and clinical waste should be designated as Category B infectious substances except when they contain or are contaminated with cultures of Clade I MPXV. 

Access the advisory in the related documents section for full details.