Flashcard 15 - Anatomy and Physiology Flashcard Set for the Medical Assistant test

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The correct answer is:

It is most often caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) followed by the cytomegalovirus (CMV).


Explanation:

The “kissing disease” is the layman’s term for infectious mononucleosis. Both EBV and CMV are in the herpes family of viruses.

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