Vaginal wet mount

A vaginal wet mount (or vaginal smear or wet prep) is a gynecologic test wherein a sample of vaginal discharge is observed by wet mount microscopy by placing the specimen on a glass slide and mixing with a salt solution. It is used to find the cause of vaginitis and vulvitis. ==Applications== Vaginal wet mounts are used in case of vaginitis sympto...
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Vaginal Wet Mount

A smear of secretions that is collected from vaginal walls with a cotton-tipped applicator, resembling a long q-tip, or wooden spatula. The test is used to determine the cause of vaginitis, irritation or itching of the genitals, pain in the genitals, or rash, odor and discharge from the vagina. Once the secretions are placed on a slide, the sli...
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