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EBV stands for

Epstein-Barr infectious mononucleosis virus

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% of people who develop mono

30-50% of young adults

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EBV incubation period

4-6 weeks

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How long do symptoms of EBV last?

- typically 6-10 days
- can last weeks

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s/s EBV

- fever
- sore throat
- tender cervical lymphadenopathy
- HA
- malaise
- abdominal pain

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Why would you get abdominal pain with EBV?

spleen involvement

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complications of EBV

- rare
- splenic rupture (look fro Kehr's sign)

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What other condition is associated with EBV?

association between infectious mono and subsequent development of MS

- twice as likely to develop
- may be associated with an immune response

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What type of virus is CMV?

DNA (common opportunistic infection with HIV/AIDS)

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CMV symptom occurrence

- Many don’t know they’re infected
- Show no symptoms

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What types of symptoms occur with CMV?

- flare-ups of mono-like symptoms
- typically remains dormant if you're healthy

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s/s of CMV DISEASE

- fever
- pneumonia
- diarrhea
- GI ulcers
- hepatitis
- encephalitis
- behavior changes
- seizures
- coma
- visual changes/blindness

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How is CMV spread through the body?

via:

- lymphocytes
- cells to the lungs

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CMV in children

- common
- can lead to developmental disabilities

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Roseola human herpes virus (HHV): occurrence

most common in children aged:

6 mo - 3 years

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Are symptoms of roseola (type 6) usually serious?

not generally

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What are the s/s of roseola?

- fever
- rash

*not itchy or painful as compared to chickenpox)

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How does roseola occur?

via multiple strains of herpesvirus (i.e. types 6 and 7)

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