INTRODUCTION EBV infection presents clinically in adults with symptoms indicative of infectious mononucleosis (IM).
What does IM stand for?
IM stands for Infectious Mononucleosis
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- Indian Mujahideen (India)
- Indianapolis Monthly (magazine)
- Individual Medley (swimming)
- Individual Membership
- Individuell Manniskohjalp (Swedish aid organization; est. 1938)
- Indus Music
- Industrial Manufacturing
- Infamous Mobb (band)
- Infant Mystics (Mystic Mardi Gras society; Mobile, Alabama)
- Infected Mushroom (band)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Abstract Abdominal complaints in patients with infectious mononucleosis should alert the surgeon to the potential, and possibly fatal, risk of splenic rupture.
He was diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis four weeks earlier.
 There is a need to discriminate between the various causal agents of heterophile antibody-negative infectious mononucleosis, since the clinical presentation of heterophile antibody-negative infectious mononucleosis can overlap with the clinical signs and symptoms of potentially more serious illnesses, such as acute leukemia, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis, and malignant lymphoma.
The test detects antibodies to the nuclear antigen of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which aids in the diagnosis of EBV-associated diseases such as infectious mononucleosis.
Our end users have expressed a strong desire for us to bring back our IgM-specific QuickVue+ Infectious Mononucleosis test.
Key Words: conjunctival hemorrhage, Epstein-Barr virus, eye ********** Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the most common causative agent of the infectious mononucleosis syndrome, typically characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and cervical adenopathy.
Based on lab tests, Kern says, cidofovir and HDP-CDV may also prove useful against chickenpox, herpes, and infectious mononucleosis.