Infectious mononucleosis

Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
ManifestationsAppropriate Tests

FBC, blood film, differential WCC, liver function tests.

Epstein Barr virus antibodies, infectious mononucleosis screening test.

See also mononucleosis syndromes underĀ Lymphocytosis.

Pharyngitis

Fever

Lymphadenopathy

Splenomegaly

Hepatitis

Rash

Particularly with amoxycillin.

Autoimmune haemolysis

Thrombocytopenia

Significant thrombocytopenia is usually due to immune platelet destruction.

Neutropenia

Immunodeficiency

Prolonged immunodeficiency is a rare sequel.