Tag Archives: Infectious mononucleosis

A validated scale for assessing the severity of acute infectious mononucleosis [glandular fever]

A validated scale for assessing the severity of acute infectious mononucleosis, by Ben Z Katz, Caroline Reuter, Yair Lupovitch, Kristen Gleason, Damani McClellan, Joseph Cotler, Leonard A Jason in The Journal of Pediatrics 2019 Research abstract: Objectives: To develop a … Continue reading

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The Autoimmune Virus? Groundbreaking EBV finding could help explain ME/CFS

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 30 April 2018: The Autoimmune Virus? Groundbreaking EBV Finding Could Help Explain ME/CFS Viral Mystery  “I’ve been a co-author in almost 500 papers. This one is more important than all of the rest … Continue reading

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‘Flowers’ in the blood – abnormally shaped red blood cells in CFS

CASE REPORT Abstract   Introduction: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a debilitating condition characterized by persistent fatigue, post-exertional malaise, myalgia, arthralgia, lymph node tenderness, impaired memory and concentration, autonomic irregularities, and other specific symptoms affecting multiple body systems. Diverse hypotheses have been … Continue reading

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Severity of infection leads to CFS in adolescents

Abstract This study focused on identifying risk factors for adolescent post-infectious chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), utilizing a prospective, nested case–control longitudinal design in which over 300 teenagers with infectious mononucleosis (IM) [aka EBV or glandular fever] were identified through primary … Continue reading

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