For outpatient visits for sore throat, clinicians have a test threshold of nearly 10% for ordering a test for mononucleosis. Based on 117 clinicians’ responses (819 vignettes), the threshold for clinicians practicing more than 10 years was significantly higher but with no differences by specialty.
Clinician Testing Threshold for Infectious Mononucleosis ~10% for Sore Throat Visits
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