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Who discovered mononucleosis?

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Answered 2013-11-05 16:08:25

The discovery of mononucleosis cannot be claimed by any one person, but the term itself was first used by Thomas Peck Sprunt and Frank Alexander Evans in 1920.

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When was mononucleosis discovered?

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Who discovered infectious mononucleosis?

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What is Brock Lesnar's disease?

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Is there a vaccine for mononucleosis?

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How can you get infectious mononucleosis?

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Is mononucleosis a bacteria?

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When was mononcleusis discovered?

It was discovered in the 1800's but a group of German doctors. Mononucleosis was first named 'glandular fever ' by a group of German doctors in the 1880s. They named it 'glandular fever ' because you get swollen glands and lymph nodes (part of your immune system) when you suffer from it. In 1889 Dr. E. Pfeiffer was said to have written the first most comprehensive discussion and description of the virus. But it was not until 1920 that glandular fever was given the name 'infectious mononucleosis ' by Thomas P. Sprunt and Frank A. Evans. So when you ask 'who discovered mononucleosis ? ', it's worth noting that although the virus was apparently first described in the 1880s, the term 'infectious mononucleosis ' wasn't coined until 1920.

Can mononucleosis kill you?

Mononucleosis can make you ill but can't kill you.

How do you spell mononucleosis?

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What is the origin for mononucleosis?

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You kissed your girlfriend with mononucleosis and now you have a cold does that mean you have mononucleosis?

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What are the demograhics of mononucleosis?

Mononucleosis, sometimes called the kissing disease, is extremely common. It is estimated that by the age of 35-40, 80-95% of Americans will have had mononucleosis.

Where did the mononucleosis disease originally come from?

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How was mononucleosis discovered?

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What is a treatment for mononucleosis?

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Can a 50 year old get mononucleosis?

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Is Mononucleosis infectious?

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Why is it called mononucleosis?

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Who does mononucleosis attack?

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Is it possible to die of mononucleosis?

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