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Infectious mononucleosis is caused by EBV in 90% of cases.
Approximately 95% of adults worldwide are infected with EBV While the infection is often asymptomatic, some patients will develop infectious mononucleosis.
Although EBV-associated infectious mononucleosis is a well-known syndrome presenting a wide range of symptoms and signs, it sometimes has an atypical and misleading clinical presentation that leads to diagnostic challenges and dilemma.
Patients with infectious mononucleosis may present with a non pruritic, faint rash during the course of the disease, which is believed to be caused directly by the virus.
Total quantity or scope: Supply of reagent kits for the determination of WR, ASO, RF, Waaler Rose reaction, mononucleosis and reagents, cell reference, control materials, consumables and supplies for performing determinations in the field of serology transfuzjologicznej, along with the lease of two automatic analyzers, manual system as a back up and system including a program of serological and blood bank - 2 packets.
Fever (95%), lympadenopathy (94%), tonsillopharyngitis (70%), splenomegaly (50%), hepatomegaly (10-15%), palatal petechiae (25-60%) and less commonly jaundice, rash and periorbital edema constitute the clinical picture of infectious mononucleosis (2,3).
Infectious Mononucleosis is also called Pfeiffer's Disease and Filatov's Disease named for two researchers who described the syndrome as an infectious process, the first by Filatov in 1887, and later, independently by Pfeiffer in 1889.
Consulting Denmark's comprehensive population and health registries, the team was able to identify all children under the age of 18 who had been hospitalized for mononucleosis between 1977 and 2011.
Mononucleosis is an infectious, widespread viral disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a type of herpes virus to which more than 90 per cent of adults have been exposed.
His monospot test was sent for infectious mononucleosis which was positive.
Diagnostic testing solutions supplier Quidel Corp (NASDAQ:QDEL) revealed on Monday that the company has commenced the process of receiving orders for its QuickVue+ lateral flow diagnostic test for infectious mononucleosis.
6) Immunocompetent patients are usually asymptomatic and recover with only supportive care, but immunosuppressed patients are more likely to develop infectious mononucleosis and lymphomas.