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Table 2 Relationship of HSV CVL viral load with potential risk factors

From: Detection, quantification and genotyping of Herpes Simplex Virus in cervicovaginal secretions by real-time PCR: a cross sectional survey

Cofactor Geometric mean number of copies of virus/ml of lavage fluid
  Present Absent P-values
GUD 8900 <335 0.1532
Anti HSV-2 IgG 1100* <335* 0.2976
HIV-1 infection <335 <335 0.5568
BV 400 <335 0.5020
Candida <335 <335 0.8320
Hepatitis B 400 <335 0.2480
C. trachomatis <335 <335 0.1890
T. vaginalis 17100 <335 0.0760
  1. *Comparison done with HSV-2 only. P values calculated by non-parametric Kruskal-Wallis test.