During the current multi-country outbreak of human monkeypox the hospitalisation rate observed in Milan, Italy was 8.8%. Bacterial superinfection and severe perianal pain were the main cause of hospitalisation requiring antibiotic treatment and analgesic therapy. One patient was treated with Cidofovir. All hospitalised patients were discharged and the outcome was favourable with full recovery.

Hospitalisation for monkeypox in Milan, Italy / D. Moschese, A. Giacomelli, M. Beltrami, G. Pozza, D. Mileto, S. Reato, M. Zacheo, M. Corbellino, G. Rizzardini, S. Antinori. - In: TRAVEL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 1873-0442. - 49:(2022 Oct), pp. 102417.1-102417.3. [10.1016/j.tmaid.2022.102417]

Hospitalisation for monkeypox in Milan, Italy

A. Giacomelli
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M. Beltrami;G. Pozza;S. Reato;M. Zacheo;S. Antinori
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2022

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During the current multi-country outbreak of human monkeypox the hospitalisation rate observed in Milan, Italy was 8.8%. Bacterial superinfection and severe perianal pain were the main cause of hospitalisation requiring antibiotic treatment and analgesic therapy. One patient was treated with Cidofovir. All hospitalised patients were discharged and the outcome was favourable with full recovery.
Cidofovir; Disease Outbreaks; Hospitalization; Humans; Italy; Monkeypox;
Settore MED/17 - Malattie Infettive
Settore MED/07 - Microbiologia e Microbiologia Clinica
4-ago-2022
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