What amount of blood do they take to test for mono?

Small amount. The rapid screening tests performed in many offices only requires a tiny amount of blood obtained by a fingerstick. Testing for specific antibodies will require a venipuncture (needle in the arm) and will require 1 or 2 tubes of blood.

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When doing a blood test for mono would doctors be able to see any other viruses you may or may not have?

Need more tests. There is currently no one blood test to check for all viruses, and your doc needs to request testing for each virus he/she considers relevant to your condition. A test for mono would look for the ebstein-barr virus alone. Read more...

Headache, fever, diarrhea, vomiting from headache pain, achy body. Had spinal tap test, flu, blood work, catscan of head & chest, mono test. All tests came back fine. Er docs said I have a viral infectionhelp?

As above . Viral infection treatment is symptomatic , see u physician for advise and treatment. Read more...
Sounds reasonable. Sounds like they did a fairly extensive workup and the diagnosis is reasonable. If symptoms persist or worsen, however would return for followup. Did they give you any meds for symptom treatement (pain/nausea, etc), or any treatment for flu such as tamiflu). Read more...