At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To get screened for infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever).
When to Get Tested?
If you have symptoms of mononucleosis, including fever, sore throat, swollen glands, and fatigue. (The monospot test is not useful to detect EBV in children.)
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?