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NILM: Shift in Flora suggestive of bacterial vaginosis

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Filmy background of small coccobacilli. Individual squamous cells covered by a layer of bacteria. Conspicuous absence of lactobacilli.

Explanatory Notes:
Note the ?clue cell? and filmy background due to the coccobacilli.

See Also: thumbnail for figure BCC-clue-SP-RN.jpg
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