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Mononucleosis

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Mononucleosis is a disease that shares many names, such as infectious mononucleosis, Pfeiffer’s disease, glandular fever, the “kissing” disease or simply “mono”. The disease is caused by the EBV (Epstein Barr) virus, a potent and highly contagious agent that causes and spreads infectious mononucleosis. Contagious The virus can spread from one person to another through blood or saliva (hence the term “kissing disease”) and it usually affects teenagers, but cases of adult mononucleosis can also…