Table 1.

Characteristics of study populationa

No. of patientsNo. of isolatesImmune statusTreatment statusDiagnosis
708760ImmunocompetentUntreatedGenital herpes
149162ImmunocompetentACV treatedb Genital herpes
95146ImmunocompromisedACV treatedVaried
918944ImmunocompetentUnknownUnknownc
  • a A total of 2,012 isolates from 1,870 patients were tested.

  • b Most patients were receiving episodic treatment.

  • c This group contained 314 patients with genital herpes.