Nugent criteria

Nugent criteria

The use of gram stain to confirm the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.
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Their symptoms were assessed clinically by Amsel criteria; bacterial vaginosis was confirmed with Gram stain of vaginal fluid and Nugent criteria.
Vaginal flora was evaluated by Gram stain according to Nugent criteria, and BV was defined as a Nugent score > 7, with severe BV having a Nugent score > 9 and vaginal pH > 5.
In all, 96 women without BV by Nugent criteria were enrolled into a prospective, longitudinal study.