Question 1 of 17

Bacterial vaginosis often includes the presence of:

Diffuse vaginal erythema.

Thick pink-yellow discharge.

Vaginal pH less than 4.5.

Negative amine test.

Clue cells.

The Amsel criteria require that three of four of the following be present for the diagnosis to be made: a thin homogeneous discharge; pH of discharge greater than 4.5; positive amine odor (whiff) test; presence of clue cells. A diffusely erythematous vaginal mucosa is more commonly associated with trichomonas vaginitis.

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