How Is the Epstein Barr Disease Diagnosed?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 5:54:26 PM ET
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Blood tests that look for antibodies or a particular type of white blood cell diagnose the Epstein-Barr virus, according to WebMD. The body's immune system makes antibodies in response to the virus, and the white blood cells try to fight off the infection.

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