TABLE 1.

Performance of the HSV-2 ELISA with Western blot analysis

Index valueELISA/WBaSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
+/+−/++/−−/−
1.1459513614998.952.3
1.5456811117498.261.1
2.0444208619995.769.8
2.2441237321295.074.4
2.4429356422192.577.5
2.6421436022590.779.0
2.8414505822789.279.7
3.0406585323287.581.4
3.2404604823787.183.2
3.4394704524084.984.2
3.6380844124481.985.6
3.8370944024579.786.0
4.0366983724878.987.0
5.03171472825768.390.2
  • a Number of subjects positive by ELISA and WB (+/+), positive by ELISA and negative by WB (+/−), negative by ELISA and positive by WB (−/+), and negative by ELISA and WB (−/−) for HSV-2.