Infectious mono, peripheral smear, low power showing atypical lymphocytosis. Source: by Ed Uthman

Is it Mononucleosis or what is it?

Timely, accurate diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis can help us target treatment, assure patient safety and provide an accurate prognosis. Mononucleosis is a viral illness most commonly found among patients 5 – 25 years of age and in particular those 16-20 among whom approximately 1 in 13 will present with sore throat..

Do NOT offer juices to children!

Up until recently, we were advising parents and caregivers against juice consumption in infants 6 months and younger. There is simply no nutritional benefit in juice. Now, earlier this year, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expanded its recommendation against offering juice to all infants 12 months and under.