Archive for the tag 'mononucleosis and shingles'

Sep 22 2009

Epstein Barr Virus (mononucleosis and glandular fever) and Shingles

Published by under Complications of mono

The link between Epstein Barr virus and shingles Epstein Barr, the virus that causes mononucleosis or glandular fever, can weaken the immune system and lead to an outbreak of shingles or Herpes zoster. Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Like Epstein Barr virus, the varicella-zoster virus is a member of the […]

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