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Clue cells are certain cells in the vagina (vaginal epithelial
cells) that appear fuzzy without sharp edges under a microscope. Clue cells
change to this fuzzy look when they are coated with bacteria. If clue cells are
seen, it means bacterial vaginosis is present.
Current as of:
February 25, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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