TABLE 2

HSV prevalence in mucocutaneous specimens by patient age

Age (yr)illumigene HSV 1illumigene HSV 2
Total no.Total no. positiveaPrevalence (%)bTotal no.Total no. positiveaPrevalence (%)b
≤547817.04700.0
6 to 18811721.0811518.5
19 to 55627 (1)13721.862813822.0
>5591 (2)2123.192 (1)1617.4
Not provided300.02 (1)00.0
  • a Positivity was calculated based on the illumigene results.

  • b Specimens resulting in invalid results were removed for prevalence analysis (no.).