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A vaginal wet mount is a gynecologic test wherein a sample of vaginal discharge is observed by wet mount microscopy by placing the specimen on a glass slide.

A vaginal wet mount (sometimes called a vaginal smear) is a test to find the cause of vaginitis, or inflammation of the vagina and the area around the vagina.

If you think you might have a yeast infection or similar problem, a vaginal wet mount test can help your doctor know for sure.

One test for vaginitis is called a wet mount. Vaginitis is a term for several issues that involve infection or inflammation of the vagina or vulva.

Vaginitis, also called vulvovaginitis, is not one specific infection. The term encompasses a variety of disorders that cause infection or inflammation of the vagina.