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Table 1 HSV-2 status of study populations by Focus HSV-2 ELISA

From: Use of "biokitHSV-2 Rapid Assay" to improve the positive predictive value of Focus HerpeSelect 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
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