Bacterial vaginosis (policy currently under review)
The UK NSC policy on Bacterial vaginosis screening in pregnancy
Systematic population screening programme not recommended
More about Bacterial vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of abnormal vaginal discharge in women of childbearing age. The condition occurs when there is a change in the natural bacterial balance in the vagina.
» Read more about bacterial vaginosis on NHS Choices
• British Association for Sexual Health and HIV
• The Family Planning Association
• Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
The stakeholder groups will be involved when the policy is next reviewed.
If you think your organisation should be added, please
More about the policy review process, including the role of stakeholders,
can be found in the guide to Engaging with the UK NSC's policy review process.
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