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Kabir Wankhede11 months ago

How does the physiologic response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) cause the symptoms of infectious mononucleosis (mono)?

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11 months ago

Physiologic Response Initiate Symptoms of Infectious Mononucleosis When EBV invades the human body, immune system releases cytokines initiating fever. The cytokines release in response to invasion of B lymphocytes. Since the immune system is fighting against an intruder therefore the number of white blood cells increase, a condition called lymphocytosis. This leads to pharyngitis. Fever and pharyngitis are the most common and initial symptoms of EBV.

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