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Epstein-Barr Virus Infection (cont.)

Prevention

Given that 95% of people acquire EBV, it is obviously very difficult to prevent infection. It has been recommended that person with mononucleosis refrain from donating blood until at least six months after recovery. People who have had hepatitis caused by EBV will usually not be permitted to donate blood.

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