A person diagnosed with mono shows the signs of a reddened sore throat and whitish coating on the  tonsils.

A person diagnosed with mono shows the signs of a reddened sore throat and whitish coating on the tonsils.

This electron microscopic image of two Epstein-Barr virus virions (viral particles) shows round capsids -- protein-encased genetic material -- loosely surrounded by the membrane envelope.

This electron microscopic image of two Epstein-Barr virus virions (viral particles) shows round capsids -- protein-encased genetic material -- loosely surrounded by the membrane envelope.

The Epstein-Barr virus is a strain of the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis, also known as “mono.” Although mononucleosis is seldom serious (it is only dangerous in rare cases when the spleen becomes enlarged and ruptures.

The Epstein-Barr virus is a strain of the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis, also known as “mono.” Although mononucleosis is seldom serious (it is only dangerous in rare cases when the spleen becomes enlarged and ruptures.

Picture of Infectious Mononucleosis Symptoms and Signs

Picture of Infectious Mononucleosis Symptoms and Signs

Mononucleosis in adults is pretty uncommon, because most adults are infected with the virus when they are children, which...

Mononucleosis in adults is pretty uncommon, because most adults are infected with the virus when they are children, which...

infectious mononucleosis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about infectious mononucleosis

infectious mononucleosis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about infectious mononucleosis

infectious mononucleosis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about infectious mononucleosis

infectious mononucleosis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about infectious mononucleosis

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