A 34-year-old female asked:
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Vaginal swab result direct smear: no trichomonas gram stain : epithelial cells positive cocci and positive bacilli..Is it normal?

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Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably yes: The gram stain of the vaginal swab does not suggest an infecting organism. No trichomonas is good.
Answered on Mar 29, 2015
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