72 страниц. 2013 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Herpes Simplex viruses are among the most common viral infections of human worldwide. These viruses can cause different diseases such as:Encephalitis, Genital herpes and Neonatal herpes. HSV-2 is of public health importance because it is as an important co-factor for HIV infection. Serological studies can measure both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections. Seropositivity is a potential indicator of infectivity and can be used to guide and reform behavioral patterns for prevention of HSV transmission. A clear understanding of epidemiology of HSV in different populations is required to develope the most effective, appropriate preventive and control strategies. The present study was the first study to our knowledge on determination of seroepidemiology and important variables of two types of HSV infections in Bandar Anzali, northern Iran.