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Table 1 Herpes virus seroprevalence, N = 535

From: Herpes virus seroepidemiology in the adult Swedish population

Virus IgG antibodies Npositive/Ntotal % 95% confidence interval
Herpes simplex type 1 425/535 79.4 76.0 – 82.9
Herpes simplex type 2 69a/535 12.9 10.1 – 15.8
Varicella zoster virus 524/535 97.9 96.7 – 99.1
Cytomegalovirus 445/535 83.2 80.0 – 86.4
Human herpes virus type 6 517/530b 97.5 96.2 – 98.9
  1. Note: aAmong the 69 HSV2 positive, 50 were HSV1 positive and 16 were HSV1 negative
  2. bFive samples were unavailable for HHV-6 analysis