How can patients with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infectious mononucleosis (mono) prevent spreading the disease to others?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Patients should avoid exposing other people to their body secretions because EBV remains viable in patients with EBV infectious mononucleosis for months after the initial infection.


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