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  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Clue Cells

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    Clue Cells

    Clue cells are epithelial cells with bacteria adhering to their surface and sometimes obscuring their borders. Clue cells indicate bacterial vaginosis.

    Image obtained from the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.