International Journal of Microbiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis and Its Association with Risk Factors among Nonpregnant Women: A Hospital Based Study

Table 1

Scoring of bacterial morphotype on Gram-stained smear.
(a)

LactobacilliScoreGardnerella, BacteroidesScoreCurved gram negative bacilliScoreSum = -score

30 or >000000
5–301<11<113
1–421–421–425
<135–3035–3038
0430 or >430 or >410

(b)

Interpretation of Nugent Score
If score isAndThen report

0–3Normal
4–6Clue cells not presentIntermediate
4–6Clue cells are presentBacterial vaginosis
>7