I just went to the gynecologist and got a pap smear and they took a urine sample to test for pregnancy, would this tell me if i have bacterial vaginosis as well?
If the tests for bacteria are performed, yes, a bacterial infection can be detected. It takes only a small amount of urine to do the pregnancy testing along with the bacterial testing. The office would have to have the test strips and should have a microscope to examine your urine with. If they have only the test strips, they still can tell if the right tests turn up positive. With a microscope, not only can your urine be examined, but a wet prep of your vaginal fluids can be looked at microscopically and any abnormal amounts of bacteria will be seen.
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