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any small compartment

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Reporting clue cells in the urine provides one piece of information to the clinician, but is not a definitive clinical finding to diagnose a urinary tract infection or a vaginal condition.
The presence of clue cells could be reported in the comment field.
Q Are clue cells significant when observed in a clean catch urine specimen?
A Clue cells are squamous epithelial cells (SEC) of the vagina that are coated with small rods such that the cell borders are obliterated.
Donders and his associates found that 6% of patients had bacterial vaginosis, on the basis of vaginal smears that were deficient in lactobacilli and positive for clue cells.
6,200,817 B1, covers the use of proprietary Quidel LTF technology to detect vaginal clue cells present in bacterial vaginosis (BV) quickly, easily and accurately in point- of-care settings.
5, b) emits a fishy, amine odor when mixed with 10 percent potassium hydroxide and c) contains clue cells upon microscopic examination.