Seroepidemiology of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and 2 in Anzali city 2010-2011

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sara rezaei 1 , * , Mehdi Assmar 1 , Noor Amirmozafari 2 , Leila Modiri 1 , Ali Reza Massiha 1 , Zohre Gholizadeh 3

AUTHORS INFORMATION

1 Department of Microbiology, Lahijan Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran

2 Department of Microbiology, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

3 Quality Control Manager, Zist Faravard Pars Company

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (8); e93285
Published Online: September 28, 2012
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: October 31, 2011
Accepted: September 24, 2012

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Abstract

Background : Objective of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 in Anzali city for the first time. 

Materials and Methods : 200 persons selected randomely and demographic data gathered. HSV-1, 2 and HSV-2 ELISA kits used to determine IgG type specific antibodies.

Results : HSV-1 and HSV-2 IgG antibodies were positive in 131 (65.5%) and 7(3.5%) subjects.

Keywords

ELISA HSV Antibody

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