infectious mononucleosis


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Synonyms for infectious mononucleosis

an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream

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Illnesses such as infectious mononucleosis, viral syndromes, rubella, drug reaction, and secondary syphilis have similar symptoms.
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Research has shown that acute infectious mononucleosis is characterized by an activated CD8+ T-cell population and antigenic down regulation of CD7, and or CD5, in addition to a decrease in B-cells and the CD4:CD8 ratio (2).
A history of infectious mononucleosis and/or raised antibody titre to the EBV protein EBNA1 synergizes with HLA susceptibility locus to greatly increase the risk of developing MS.
6) Immunocompetent patients are usually asymptomatic and recover with only supportive care, but immunosuppressed patients are more likely to develop infectious mononucleosis and lymphomas.
He was diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis four weeks earlier.
Infectious mononucleosis (IM) also known as mono or glandular fever, is a clinical syndrome caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), the fourth human herpes virus.
EBV does cause infectious mononucleosis, hairy leukoplakia, and B-lymphoproliferative neoplasms in immunocompromised persons.
Most of these people had experienced an episode of infectious mononucleosis (sometimes called mono or the "kissing disease") a few years before they began to experience the chronic, incapacitating symptoms of CFS.
The condition usually presents after an infection such as infectious mononucleosis even though the specific cause of the infection seems to resolve as expected.
But if a person gets an Epstein-Barr infection after the onset of adolescence, the virus can cause infectious mononucleosis.
While no-one knows what causes it, January is a key time of year for ME because it usually begins with a cold, bronchitis, intestinal bug or infectious mononucleosis.
To our knowledge, their utility in the early phase of certain viral infections, such as infectious mononucleosis, has not been elucidated (2, 3).
Indeed, I was denied sick leave more than once; on one occasion I was ordered to continue serving at the local children's hospital even after my personal physician had informed the residency program secretary that I was suffering from both strep pharyngitis and infectious mononucleosis.
But in adolescence or young adulthood, EBV can result in infectious mononucleosis almost half of the time.
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