Essays Tagged: "Epstein–Barr virus"


of animals are afflicted with infections caused by a wide variety of organisms, from submicroscopic viruses to wormlike parasites. When a person has an infectious disease like mono the organism gains ... ongly influenced the course of history on Earth. The organisms responsible for human infections are viruses. Viruses are simple life forms consisting of nucleic acid, encoding genetic information, and ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mononucleus - Bacteria

, typhoid fever, diphtheria, undulant fever, and several forms of pneumonia. Until the discovery of viruses, bacteria were considered the causative agents of all infectious diseases.VirusesViruses are ... e components. The nucleic acid is usually a single molecule, either singly or doubly stranded. Some viruses, however, may have nucleic acid that is segmented into two or more pieces. The protein shell ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.

as also earned an array of other names: chronic mononucleosis-like syndrome, chronic Epstein - Barr virus syndrome, post viral fatigue syndrome, post infectious neuromyasthenia, Iceland Disease, and R ... 5, when two articles were published in The Annals of Internal Medicine which described the flu-like virus that had stricken many populations in the United States. It seems that in Heather's case, the ...

(18 pages) 137 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A&P Chapter: Test Answers to various questions accompanied by sources

nosis expected would be Infectious Mononucleosis (mono). This disease is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is highly contagious and is often seen in children and young adults. The way you dia ... needle from a vein in the arm. A mono test would be ordered because of the suspected mononucleosis virus by the physician. He would suspect this due to the symptoms of the fever, headache, swollen gl ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What Is Mononucleosis

would even show up."žÂ« What is the relationship between Mono and the Epstein-Barr Virus? Glandular Fever? Glandular fever is just another less technical way of saying mononucleosis. ... ying mononucleosis. The Epstein-Barr virus on the other hand is believed to be a form of the herpes virus and the causative agent of mono. Like most herpes related viruses, it can be caught through or ...

(14 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mono 2

fectious Mononucleosis known popularly as "mono" is a infectious disease caused by the Epstien-Barr virus in a estimated 90 percent of cases ( EBV ) a member of the herpes family. The remaining cases ... of cases ( EBV ) a member of the herpes family. The remaining cases are caused by a certain herpes virus, or cytomegalovirus. Mononucleosis is taken from the name of the blood's mononuclear cells, wh ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


MononucleosisThe disease causing virus in infectious mononucleosis, (commonly known as mono), is the Epstein-Barr Virus, (EBV).The pr ... (commonly known as mono), is the Epstein-Barr Virus, (EBV).The primary barrier for EBV is that the virus is usually only transmitted by infected saliva, so air borne or blood infection is rare. Most ... bodies' immune system and defence mechanisms.Mononucleosis is most commonly spread by contact with virus-infected saliva through coughing, sneezing, kissing, sharing drinking glasses, toothbrushes or ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology