What is the role of gram stain in the evaluation of endometritis?

Updated: Apr 25, 2019
  • Author: Michel E Rivlin, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Gram stain or wet mount of the vaginal discharge may be useful in ruling out endometritis. If no pus cells are observed in the Gram stain, the negative predictive value for endometritis is 95%.


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