Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


Beware of the limitations of this tool

Vaginal candidiasis

Calculated pretest probability: 6.75 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: All women 


1Cheesy discharge

Sources used:

1.Anderson MR et al. The rational clinical examination: evaluation of vaginal complaints JAMA. 2004;291:1368-1379
2.Rathod SD et al. Epidemiologic Features of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis among Reproductive-Age Women in India. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2012; 2012: 859071
3.Denning DW et al. Global prevalence of recurrent and chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis. Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections, Geneva. 2012