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Infectious Mononucleosis

  1. MA Epstein1,
  2. AB Rickinson2

Published Online: 15 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002318.pub2



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Epstein, M. and Rickinson, A. 2010. Infectious Mononucleosis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2010

Further Reading

  1. Further Reading
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  • Diepstra A, Niens M, Vallenga E et al. (2005) Association with HLA class I in Epstein–Barr-virus-positive and with HLA class III in Epstein–Barr-virus-negative Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Lancet 365: 22162224.
  • Epstein MA and Achong BG (eds) (1979) The Epstein–Barr Virus. Berlin: Springer.
  • Hislop AD, Taylor GS, Sauce D and Rickinson AB (2007) Cellular responses to viral infection in humans: lessons from Epstein–Barr virus. Annual Review of Immunology 25: 587617.
  • Hjalgrim H, Askling J, Rostgaard K et al. (2003) Characteristics of Hodgkin's Lymphoma after infectious mononucleosis. New England Journal of Medicine 349: 13241332.
  • Hoagland RJ (1955) The transmission of infectious mononucleosis. American Journal of Medical Science 229: 262272.
  • McAulay KA, Higgins CD, Macsween KF et al. (2007) HLA class I polymorphisms are associated with development of infectious mononucleosis upon primary EBV infection. Journal of Clinical Investigation 117: 30423048.
  • Rickinson AB and Kieff E (2007) Epstein–Barr virus. In: Knipe DM and Howley PM (eds) Fields Virology, 5th edn, vol. 2, pp. 26802700. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
  • Schlossberg D (ed.) (1989) Infectious Mononucleosis, 2nd edn. Berlin: Springer.
  • Sprunt TP and Evans FA (1920) Mononuclear leucocytosis in reaction to acute infections (‘infectious mononucleosis’). Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital 31: 410417.