Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Delivery: Screening
Release Date: February 2008
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
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.
|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.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Delivery: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.