Chapter 21 Infectious Mononucleosis and Other Epstein-Barr Virus–Associated Diseases
EBV-Associated Clinical Syndromes
X-linked lymphoproliferative disease
Figure 21-1 PROMINENT MONONUCLEAR LYMPHOCYTOSIS IN MONONUCLEOSIS.
Low power (A) illustrates the leukocytosis, mainly due to activated lymphocytes (B and C), which are contrasted with a normal small lymphocyte (D) and a monocyte and granulocyte (E). The large reactive lymphocytes are frequently confused with monocytes because of their morphologic resemblance and the term mononucleosis