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Infectious mononucleosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Infections
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   hi, i kissed someone about three weeks ago and now i've just found out that person has mono today. if i were to go get tested for mono, would the mono be able to show up in the test. or is it too soon?
Doctor :  
if you are sure it is 3weeks
Doctor :   completed
User :   it's a rough estimate, im almost certain it's three weeks it may be a little less like 2 and a half
Doctor :  
then not to worry much
Doctor :  
there is no specific test
Doctor :  
as it is an viral infection
Doctor :  
test is based on titre
Doctor :  
of the antibodies level in your blood
Doctor :  
and how it is rising
Doctor :  
that is possible
Doctor :  
but it needs agap of 1 week
Doctor :  
and if you get more than 3 or 4 week completed the chance is less you develop the infection now

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