Table 3

Comparison of clinical parameters in relation to virus type

HSV1+HSV2, n=7VZV, n=6P value*
Age, years mean (SD)45.4 (15.9)60.5 (5.0)0.049†
Sex (F/M), n (%)3/4 (43/57)5/1 (83/17)0.266‡
BCVA at diagnosis, log MAR, mean (SD)0.79 (0.42)1.62 (1.0)0.074†
BCVA at last visit, logMAR, mean (SD)1.51 (1.22)1.73 (0.97)0.737†
Change in BCVA, mean (SD)0.73 (1.19)0.11 (0.91)0.321†
Viral load (copies/mL), mean (SD)62.0×106
(146×106)
337×106
(514×106)
0.256†
  • *A p-value of<0.05 was considered significant.

  • †Students’ t-test.

  • ‡χ2-test.

  • BCVA, best corrected visual acuity; HSV, herpes simplex virus; VZV, varicella zoster virus.