Microbiology Quiz #31, Gardenella Vaginalis and Vaginal Infections  

1. A 26-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a complaint of a fishy-smelling vaginal discharge. Physical examination reveals a thin, gray discharge. A sample of the discharge is observed under a microscope, showing cells with stippled appearance. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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2. A patient presents with a complaint of vaginal discharge. Upon examination, the discharge is described as homogeneous and grayish. The pH of the vaginal fluid is found to be above 4.5. Which of the following tests is most likely to yield a positive result in this patient? 

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3. A 30-year-old woman presents with vaginal discharge and discomfort. Laboratory testing of the vaginal discharge reveals a pH of 5.0 and the presence of clue cells on microscopic examination. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for this patient? 

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4. A patient presents with complaints of vaginal discharge. On examination, the discharge is grey and malodorous. The vaginal pH is found to be elevated. Which of the following microscopic findings would be most consistent with the suspected diagnosis? 

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5. A 28-year-old woman is diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis based on a fishy odor detected with the KOH "whiff" test, elevated vaginal pH, and the presence of clue cells on microscopic examination. She is allergic to metronidazole. Which of the following is the most appropriate alternative treatment for this patient? 

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