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Validation of a simplified grading of Gram stained vaginal smears for use in genitourinary medicine clinics
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    Grading of Gram-stained vaginal smears, Whats new?

    Dear Editor

    I read Ison and Hay’s paper concerning validation of grading of vaginal smears with great interest but am concerned there was no mention of earlier work which closely resembles their new grading system.[1]

    The examination of stained specimens of vaginal secretions for diagnosis, research and classification of vaginal pathology has a long and sometimes confusing history. Medline searches date from...

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