A 32-year-old woman comes to the physician because of vaginal discharge for 2 weeks. She has been se

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    samuel New Member

    A 32-year-old woman comes to the physician because of vaginal discharge for 2 weeks. She has been sexually active with one female partner for 5 years. She has not been treated with antibiotics over the past 2 years. Her last Pap smear was 6 years ago when she was sexually active with a male partner. She has not used illicit drugs or alcohol. Examination shows a grayish vaginal discharge with a pH greater than 4.5. A wet mount preparation of the vaginal discharge is most likely to show which of the following?

    A
    ) Budding yeast

    B
    ) Clue cells

    C
    ) Ferning

    D
    ) Leukocytes in sheets

    E
    ) Trichomonas vaginalis

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