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The wet mount vaginitis test

The wet mount vaginitis test

Overview

A vaginitis test looks for the cause of vaginal irritation and discharge, which is usually a yeast, bacterial or parasitic infection.

Review Date 8/26/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.