Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnant Persons to Prevent Preterm Delivery

April 7, 2020 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant persons to prevent preterm delivery. The Task Force recommends against screening pregnant people who are not at increased risk for preterm delivery. More research is needed on screening those who are at increased risk. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the April 7, 2020 online issue of JAMA.