Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


Beware of the limitations of this tool

Reproductive System

Choose the relevant clinical signs you want to include in the calculation of posttest probabilities. The strongest signs are listed the highest.


1Yellow discharge
2Cheesy discharge

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Pretest probabilities will be calculated based on averages from relevant studies.

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Sources used:

1.Anderson MR et al. The rational clinical examination: evaluation of vaginal complaints JAMA. 2004;291:1368-1379
2.Berntsson M et al. Clinical and Microscopic Signs of Cervicitis and Urethritis: Correlation with Chlamydia trachomatis Infection in Female STI Patients. Acta Derm Venereol 2013; 93: 230–233
3.Rathod SD et al. Epidemiologic Features of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis among Reproductive-Age Women in India. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2012; 2012: 859071
4.Denning DW et al. Global prevalence of recurrent and chronic vulvovaginal candidiasis. Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections, Geneva. 2012
5.Newman L et al. Global Estimates of the Prevalence and Incidence of Four Curable Sexually Transmitted Infections in 2012 Based on Systematic Review and Global Reporting. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12)