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Mononucleosis
     

Mononucleosis

by Janet M. Decker
 

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Mononucleosis, or mono, is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Most adults are infected by EBV as children and develop antibodies to the virus even though they may never have symptoms of mono. Those that are first exposed to EBV as adolescents or adults are more likely to fall ill with mono. Mononucleosis, Second Edition explores the microbiology of EBV, the

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Mononucleosis, or mono, is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Most adults are infected by EBV as children and develop antibodies to the virus even though they may never have symptoms of mono. Those that are first exposed to EBV as adolescents or adults are more likely to fall ill with mono. Mononucleosis, Second Edition explores the microbiology of EBV, the prevention and treatment of mono, and complications and related infections caused by EBV. This revised edition contains new illustrations and updated information on research and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791077009
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Deadly Diseases and Epidemics Series
Edition description:
Library Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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