Comparison of clinical and cytological findings in the diagnosis of vulvovaginitis in adult women

@inproceedings{Souza2016ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of clinical and cytological findings in the diagnosis of vulvovaginitis in adult women},
  author={Celeste Maria de Menezes Souza and Hugo Marcus Rodrigues and M{\'a}rcia Guimar{\~a}es da Silva and Camila Marconi and Ricardo Ney Oliveira Cobucci and Ana Katherine da Silveira Gonçalves},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Inability to diagnose vulvovaginal infections is a growing concern. Specialist knowledge of how to prepare and assess wet mount slides for the diagnosis of vulvovaginitis is the exception. Aim: This study evaluated 200 women who complained about vaginal discharge to determine the accuracy of the methods available for the diagnosis of vulvovaginitis. Materials and methods: Vaginal smear was collected for microbiological tests (Pap smear, wet mount and Gram stain); the gram stain… CONTINUE READING

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