J Low Genit Tract Dis 2021 Feb 25. Epub 2021 Feb 25.
Hospital Lusíadas Porto, Porto, Portugal LAP-Unilabs, Porto, Portugal Lower Genital Tract Unit, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal Department of Biothermodynamics and Drug Design, Institute of Biotechnology, Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania Maternal Child Department, Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Health Sciences Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal Lower Genital Tract Unit, Hospital de Clínicas "José de San Martín," Buenos Aires University, Buenos Aires, Argentina Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA.
Objectives: The aims of the study were to assess the available literature concerning the indications, performance, technique, and classification of wet mount microscopy (WMM) and to establish evidence-based recommendations.
Methods: Literature review from the main scientific databases was performed by the ad hoc "Vaginitis and Microbiome Committee" of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease. The document was approved by the executive council and membership of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease. Read More