Infectious mononucleosis. Complexities of a common syndrome.

Infectious mononucleosis is common in adolescents and young adults. Although the syndrome is most often associated with Epstein-Barr virus, several other organisms can also cause infectious mononucleosis. Diagnosis is based on clinical findings and the presence of heterophil antibodies and atypical lymphocytes. Diagnosis may be more difficult in older… CONTINUE READING