How is HHV-6 infection distinguished from Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infectious mononucleosis (mono)?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Patients with HHV-6 infection may have a presentation that is identical to that of infectious mononucleosis, but fatigue is usually less prominent. Isolated posterior cervical adenopathy may also occur with in HHV-6 infectious mononucleosis.


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