Which infections should be included in the differential diagnoses of bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

Updated: Oct 25, 2018
  • Author: Philippe H Girerd, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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For patients presenting with atypical clinical features of bacterial vaginosis, the clinician must be aware of the possibility of a coinfection, such as vaginal candidiasis, trichomoniasis, infection with C trachomatis or N gonorrhoeae, HSV infection, or an alternative diagnosis.


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