A case of a non-immunocompromised adult with fever, mononucleosis and a serological puzzle

A case of a non-immunocompromised adult with fever, mononucleosis and a serological puzzle

A case of a non-immunocompromised adult with fever, mononucleosis and a serological puzzle

Case report
A 40-years-old French man was admitted to hospital, in the
internal medicine unit with a 7-days history of fever, frequent
headache relieved by taking of acetaminophen, and night sweats.
The patient reported he had usually suffered of migraines and
recurrent sinusitis. There was a history of travel in Benin, West
Africa 6 months before. The family history was not remarkable. He
lived with his pregnant wife. On admission, the patient was afebrile
and physical examination revealed no findings, not even superficial
lymphadenopathy.

 

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