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What are other possible causes of mononucleosis, besides the Epstein-Barr Virus?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Mono syndrome

About 80%= of mono syndrome is triggered by EB virus.
Other agents like cytomegalovirus, a cousin of EBV , the adenovirus and toxoplasmosis (a paracite) can cause similar syndromes.The agent can be determined by specific antibody testing.,

In brief: Mono syndrome

About 80%= of mono syndrome is triggered by EB virus.
Other agents like cytomegalovirus, a cousin of EBV , the adenovirus and toxoplasmosis (a paracite) can cause similar syndromes.The agent can be determined by specific antibody testing.,
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: None

Mononucleosis is exclusively caused by the EB virus.

In brief: None

Mononucleosis is exclusively caused by the EB virus.
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