Epstein-Barr Virus- By: Janae

Human herpesvirus 4

Type of Microbe: Virus- Epstein Barr Virus: Bacteria- Clostridium perfringens
Diseases caused by it: Glandular Fever, Mono, & Pfeiffer's Disease.
Scientific Name: Epstein-Barr Virus
How it spreads: It spreads by person to person contact or in rare instances, the virus has been transmitted by blood transfusion.
Victims: People
Symptoms: Lifelong infection in some of the cells of the body's immune system, fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, enlarged liver and/or spleen.


Treatments: There is no specific treatment necessary for this virus. Doctors recommend that you get plenty of sleep and drink lots of fluids.
Where It's Found: The virus is found in the salivary glands and oral mucosal membrane as well as the nasopharyngeal epithelial tissue.
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