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What is Mononucleosis?

What is Mononucleosis?

Mononucleosis, also known as mono or infectious mononucleosis, is a generalized infection that results in ...more »

  • Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
  • Mononucleosis: acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Mononucleosis: an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Mononucleosis: Introduction

Types of Mononucleosis:

Broader types of Mononucleosis:

Who gets Mononucleosis?

Patient Profile for Mononucleosis: Mostly teens and young adults.

How serious is Mononucleosis?

Prognosis of Mononucleosis: Usually good and self-limiting; sometimes long-lasting complications.
Complications of Mononucleosis: see complications of Mononucleosis

What causes Mononucleosis?

Causes of Mononucleosis: see causes of Mononucleosis
Risk factors for Mononucleosis: see risk factors for Mononucleosis

What are the symptoms of Mononucleosis?

Symptoms of Mononucleosis: see symptoms of Mononucleosis

Complications of Mononucleosis: see complications of Mononucleosis

Can anyone else get Mononucleosis?

Contagion of Mononucleosis: Spread by saliva such as in kissing.
More information: see contagiousness of Mononucleosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mononucleosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mononucleosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mononucleosis: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mononucleosis.
Treatments for Mononucleosis: see treatments for Mononucleosis
Research for Mononucleosis: see research for Mononucleosis

Society issues for Mononucleosis


Hospitalization statistics for Mononucleosis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mononucleosis:

  • 0.015% (1,912) of hospital consultant episodes were for infectious mononucleosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for infectious mononucleosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for infectious mononucleosis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for infectious mononucleosis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for infectious mononucleosis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2.7 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for infectious mononucleosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Mononucleosis

Main name of condition: Mononucleosis

Class of Condition for Mononucleosis: viral

Other names or spellings for Mononucleosis:

Mono, Infectious mononucleosis, Glandular Fever, Kissing disease, Filatov's disease, Pfeiffer's disease

Glandular fever, Mono (sic), Pfeiffer's disease, Infectious mononucleosis Source - Diseases Database

Infectious mononucleosis, Mononucleosis, Mono, Kissing disease, Mononucleosis, Mono, Glandular fever, Kissing disease, Infectious mononucleosis, Mononucleosis, Mono, Glandular fever, Infectious mononucleosis, Mononucleosis, Glandular fever, Kissing disease, Infectious mononucleosis, Mono, Glandular fever, Kissing disease
Source - WordNet 2.1

Mononucleosis: Related Conditions

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