In support of the Nov. 28, 2022 recommendation by the World Health Organization , U.S. Health and Human Services and CDC, KDPH will adopt mpox as the term used to refer to monkeypox disease.
Information for healthcare providers
Clinicians should be alert to patients presenting with a
characteristic rash or meeting any of the
epidemiologic criteria with a high clinical suspicion for mpox.
Clinicians should complete the EPID 200 form to notify the local or state health department of thesamples being sent and alert local infection control department that this is a concern for