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Diagnostic Criteria and Differential Diagnosis

  • Tom D. Y. Chin
Part of the Clinical Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CLIN.TOP.INFECT)

Abstract

Infectious mononucleosis is usually a benign, self-limited disease occurring most commonly in adolescents and young adults. It is an acute illness characterized by fever, sore throat, generalized lymphadenopathy, lymphocytosis with atypical lymphocytes, and development of heterophile agglutinins, ox cell hemolysin, and antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

Keywords

Sore Throat Lyme Disease Infectious Mononucleosis Streptococcal Pharyngitis Atypical Lymphocyte 
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