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  • Overview of Vaginitis
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    Wet Mount

    Wet mount examination using saline shows large nucleated vaginal squamous epithelial cells, small bacteria that are barely visible, and intermediate-sized WBCs. Magnification is 400X.

    By permission of the publisher. From Hillier S. In Atlas of Infectious Diseases: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Edited by G Mandell (series editor) and MF Rein. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1996.

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