What is Infectious Mononucleosis?
Infectious mononucleosis (IM) tests detect the presence or absence of antibodies in the blood stream directed against proteins of the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), the cause of IM.
Purpose of Test
Infectious mononucleosis tests are used to diagnose infectious mononucleosis in patients with symptoms compatible with the disease.
Test of Result Interpretation
No preparation required can collect the blood sample at any time.