Table 1

HSV-2 status of study populations by Focus HSV-2 ELISA

Number of Sera (% of Group Total)

MSM Group

All-Comer Group

All Subjects

HSV-2 Status (Index value)

Population

Sera Tested

Population

Sera Tested

Population

Sera Tested


Positive

(All >1.1)

388 (34.5)

301

148 (23.7)

141

536

442

(Only >3.5)

245 (21.8)

194

110 (17.6)

106

355

300

(Only 1.1 – 3.5)

143 (12.7)

107

38 (6.1)

35

181

142

Equivocal (.9 – 1.1)

19 (1.7)

0

7 (1.1)

0

26

0

Negative (<0.9)

718 (63.8)

67

469 (75.2)

273

1187

340

Total

1125

368

624

414

1749

782


Morrow et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2005 5:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-5-84

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