There are several forms of Epstein Barr virus infection. Infectious mononucleosis, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and Burkitt's lymphoma can all be caused by the Epstein Barr virus.
Symptoms: Encephalitis. Fever (in Adults) Fever in Children. Meningitis in Adults. Meningitis in Children. Mononucleosis. Rash. Sore Throat. There is no specific treatment for infectious mononucleosis, other than treating the symptoms. steroids such as Corticosteroids may be used to control the swelling of the throat and tonsils. The illness should be investigated further to determine if it meets the criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome.
Epidemology: There was no association between the degree or duration of EBV load and EBV-related morbidity. EBV primary infection occurred in 27 of 43 (63%) seronegative patients and reactivation/reinfection in 28 of 63 (44%) seropositive patients.