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Can anyone tell me what a wet mount is for?
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Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Gynecology
In brief: Wet mount
Wet mount is a microscopic inspection of the sample, usually emerged in saline and potassium hydroxide.
The latter also checks for odor emitted from bacteria. Vaginal acidity can be measured. It is done to diagnose the cause of vaginal infections.

In brief: Wet mount
Wet mount is a microscopic inspection of the sample, usually emerged in saline and potassium hydroxide.
The latter also checks for odor emitted from bacteria. Vaginal acidity can be measured. It is done to diagnose the cause of vaginal infections.
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