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Monkeypox Test Kit

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The Welzo Monkeypox Test Kit is an at-home swab test that helps indicate if the Monkeypox virus is present. The effect area should be swabbed to collect the sample for testing. 

The Monkeypox Test Kit is able to detect the virus as early as 5 days after being exposed to it which allows for a prompt action plan. Once the sample reaches the laboratory, results can be expected in around 2 days.

Whether you're an individual concerned about recent exposure or a health professional seeking a dependable testing tool, our Monkeypox Rapid Detection Swab Test offers a swift and effective solution to your diagnostic needs.

Free next-day delivery
Results within 2 days
What does it test for?
  • This test checks the presence of Monkeypox. Monkeypox or Mpox has similar symptoms to Smallpox.
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Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a viral disease caused by the Monkeypox virus, a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. It's similar to smallpox but typically milder. The disease was first identified in monkeys, hence its name, but rodents are considered the primary natural reservoir. Monkeypox primarily occurs in central and west Africa, but has seen outbreaks in other parts of the world. 

The primary symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills, exhaustion, and a distinctive rash that often begins on the face before spreading to other parts of the body. 

In a swab test for Monkeypox, a sample is collected typically from a lesion or rash. This sample is then tested in a laboratory to detect the presence of Monkeypox virus DNA. The most common method used for this testing is Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), which is highly sensitive and can detect even small amounts of viral DNA. PCR amplifies specific DNA sequences of the Monkeypox virus, allowing for accurate identification of the virus in the sample.

Symptoms

Symptoms of Monkeypox typically include:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Backache
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Chills
  • Exhaustion
  • Rash (starting on the face, then spreading)
  • Respiratory symptoms (e.g., sore throat, nasal congestion, cough)


Additional Information

Additional Insight from Dr Sameer Nakedar, MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert

As a doctor, I emphasize that timely detection of Monkeypox is crucial. Ideally, testing should be conducted when the characteristic rash appears, usually about 5 to 7 days post-symptom onset, to ensure accuracy and prompt intervention.

Experts Opinion

Dr Sameer Nakedar
MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert
Experts Opinion

How to take a Monkeypox Test Kit Test

Collecting a blood sample for your finger prick home test is straightforward. Watch the video below for more details on how to take a home blood test.

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    Take your test

    Activate your test and collect your sample in the morning. Return your sample on the same day, using the prepaid shipping label provided. Samples use a simple finger prick collection method that takes around 5 minutes to complete.

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Monkeypox Test Kit Information

Specification of Monkeypox Test Kit

  • Test name: Monkeypox Test Kit
  • Also known as & related tests:
  • Biomarkers:
  • Test tube:
  • Brand: Welzo
  • Turn around time: Approx. 24 hours
  • Lab test ranges:
  • Test Kit Marking: MHRA/UKCA
  • Location of Lab: United Kingdom

What is a Monkeypox Test Kit?

A Monkeypox Test Kit is a home health test offered by Welzo. The Monkeypox Test Kit can be taken from the comfort of your home using a finger prick sample, which is then sent back to our lab for analysis and interpretation.

What does a Monkeypox Test Kit for? 

A Monkeypox Test Kit tests for the following: .

What are the benefits of a Monkeypox Test Kit?

Checking your health through the use of Monkeypox Test Kit is an important way to track your health. Home testing offers the convenience of conducting health assessments in the comfort of your own home, while enabling quicker, more private results without the need for visiting a healthcare facility.

Can a GP review my Monkeypox Test Kit?

Yes, Welzo offers a GP review service for the Monkeypox Test Kit. Follow the link if you would like to have an online GP appointment with your Monkeypox Test Kit.

Are Monkeypox Test Kits available on the NHS?

The NHS offers Monkeypox Test Kits subject to eligibility requirements, consultations and local guidelines.

Monkeypox Test Kit Kit and Ordering

How can a Monkeypox Test Kit be ordered?

A Monkeypox Test Kit can be ordered online through Welzo's secure checkout. Select the Monkeypox Test Kit and add the patient's name and details, then checkout for next-day delivery.

What is included in the Monkeypox Test Kit test kit?

The Monkeypox Test Kit contains the following items in the test kit:

  • 1 x UN3373 Test Kit for Biological Substances Category B (test kit design may vary from images displayed online depending on the test selected.
  • 1 x Free Return Label 
  • 1 x Finger Prick Lancet / Urine Sample Pouch or Swab (depending on the test ordered)
  • 1 x Cleansing Wipe/ Alcohol Swab

Monkeypox Test Kit Biomarkers and Results

What biomarkers are tested for in a Monkeypox Test Kit?

The Monkeypox Test Kit checks for the following biomarkers:

What are the results ranges for a Monkeypox Test Kit?

Monkeypox Test Kit reference ranges vary based on age, sex, population sample and numeric test result ranges. However, once you complete your tests, you will receive clear reference ranges for your Monkeypox Test Kit.

What is a normal test range for Monkeypox Test Kit?

The Monkeypox Test Kit range will be provided on the advanced Welzo reporting panel which will factor in multiple aspects such as age, population size comparison and biological sex.

Monkeypox Test Kit Procedure and Timing

When should a Monkeypox Test Kit be taken?

It is best to take a Monkeypox Test Kit first thing in the morning.

How long does a Monkeypox Test Kit take?

The typical turnaround for a Monkeypox Test Kit is 24 hours from receipt at the Welzo laboratory, Monday to Thursday. However, results may come back faster or slower depending on how busy the Welzo laboratory is and if you have requested any biomarkers that take longer to test for. In this case, results can take up to 5 days.

Are there any special preparations required before taking the Monkeypox Test Kit (e.g., fasting)?

We will let you know via email if there are any special requirements for the Monkeypox Test Kit. However, typically we recommend you take a Monkeypox Test Kit first thing in the morning, fasted.

What is the best time to post my Monkeypox Test Kit?

The best time to return your Monkeypox Test Kit sample is Monday to Thursday, before 14:00 to ensure the product arrives at our lab on time for same-day analysis.

What sample is required for a Monkeypox Test Kit?

The Monkeypox Test Kit requires a capillary blood sample using a that is collected from a finger-prick blood sample.

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Hezekiah Ho

The Monkeypox Test Kit was a lifesaver. Easy to use with clear instructions, it delivered accurate results quickly. Shipping was prompt and the product arrived in perfect condition. Highly recommend for anyone needing quick and reliable testing.