Table 1

Results of Giemsa stain, IFA, and PCR in test and control subjects

Test methodTest group (n = 28)Control group (n = 30)
+  =  Detected, −  =  not detected.
Giemsa stain
MNGC+130
MNGC−1430
Not done1-
IFA
HSV-1 antigen +221
HSV-1 antigen −629
PCR
HSV-1 DNA +260
HSV-1 DNA −230