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Seronegative glandular fever.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5748728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seven sporadic cases of ;seronegative glandular fever' have been examined in detail; five of the patients were adults aged more than 30, two were children. None showed evidence of ;incomplete' or heat-labile sheep cell agglutinins, but in three very weak, though otherwise typical, glandular fever agglutinins were detected. Three of the other four showed evidence of certain infections, but these infections probably accounted for no more than a part of each illness. It is suggested that some, and possibly most, sporadic cases of seronegative glandular fever are of the same disease as seropositive cases, the patients' ages influencing the serological response. Certain conditions of known aetiology may, however, be clinically and haematologically indistinguishable from seronegative glandular fever.
Authors:
H G Penman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1968 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1969-01-08     Completed Date:  1969-01-08     Revised Date:  2010-09-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Animals
Antibodies / analysis*
Child, Preschool
Complement Fixation Tests
Coombs' Test
Female
Hemagglutination Tests
Humans
Infectious Mononucleosis / diagnosis,  immunology*
Male
Middle Aged
Sheep
Toxoplasmosis / diagnosis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies
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