The Hematologic Response

  • Donald H. MahoneyJr.
  • Donald J. Fernbach
Part of the Clinical Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CLIN.TOP.INFECT)


Patients with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection may present with a variety of clinical manifestations and complications. In particular, a wide range of hematologic complications, including anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia, may accompany the classic clinical syndrome of infectious mononucleosis (IM) or may occur in the otherwise asymptomatic infection. In the latter possibility, isolated hematologic disturbances resulting from EBV infection can only be identified by serologic methods. Fortunately, the majority of hematologic complications of the IM syndrome are self-limited and contribute little to the overall morbidity of this disease.


Aplastic Anemia Infectious Mononucleosis Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Hematologic Response Hereditary Spherocytosis 


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