Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Delivery: Screening
Release Date: February 2008
Summary of Recommendations
|Asymptomatic Pregnant Women, Low Risk|
The USPSTF recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in asymptomatic pregnant women at low risk for preterm delivery.
|The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits|
|Asymptomatic Pregnant Women, High Risk|
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for bacterial vaginosis in asymptomatic pregnant women at high risk for preterm delivery.
|The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the service. Evidence is lacking, of poor quality, or conflicting, and the balance of benefits and harms cannot be determined.|
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. February 2008.