Which of the following conditions is NOT caused by a virus?
(A.) Hand-foot-mouth disease
(B.) Herpes labialis
(C.) Infectious mononucleosis
Answer: (D.) Candidiasis
Candidiasis is caused by the fungus Candida albicans.
Herpes labialis is caused by a group of viruses called human herpes viruses.
Hand foot mouth disease is caused by the Coxsachie virus.
Infectious mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus.
NOTE: it is important to memorize if a condition is of fungal, viral, or bacterial origin.
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