This is intended as a general guide. Consult a health care provider for diagnosis and for recommendations or advice.
How it Spreads
Spreads person-to-person through saliva (i.e. kissing, sharing beverages).
Incubation period *4–6 weeks.
* Incubation period = Time between contact with disease and start of symptom.
How to Recognize
50% of people have no symptoms.
Fever, sore throat, fatigue, swollen glands, enlarged spleen.
When it is Contagious
Not highly contagious; can persist for a year or more after infection.
When to Report/Exclude
No exclusion required; consult physician about avoiding contact sports until fully recovered.