Monkeypox virus isolation from a semen sample collected in the early phase of infection in a patient with prolonged seminal viral shedding

@article{Lapa2022MonkeypoxVI,
  title={Monkeypox virus isolation from a semen sample collected in the early phase of infection in a patient with prolonged seminal viral shedding},
  author={Daniele Lapa and Fabrizio Carletti and Valentina Mazzotta and Giulia Matusali and C. Pinnetti and Silvia Meschi and Roberta Gagliardini and Francesca Colavita and Annalisa Mondi and Claudia Minosse and Laura Scorzolini and Stefania Cicalini and Gaetano Maffongelli and Eliana Specchiarello and Marta Camici and Aurora Bettini and Francesco Baldini and Massimo Francalancia and Klizia Mizzoni and Anna Rosa Garbuglia and Emanuele Nicastri and Enrico Girardi and Andrea Antinori and Francesco Vaia and Fabrizio Maggi},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious Diseases},
  year={2022},
  volume={22},
  pages={1267 - 1269}
}

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