R87.5: Abnormal findings in specimens from female genital organs Abnormal findings on microbiological examination

Fluid from your female genitals was examined. Pathogens have been detected in your sample.

The internal female genital organs include the uterus, the fallopian tubes and ovaries. The vagina is also one of the internal genital organs and goes from the uterus to the outside of the body. The external female genital organs include the labia, the clitoris and the skin around the vagina. Fluid from your uterus or vagina may have been examined, for example.

The sample of the examined fluid normally only contains a certain amount of different substances. These substances include certain cells or proteins, for example. Sometimes you can also detect substances or pathogens in the sample that are not normally found there.

Pathogens have been detected in your sample. Pathogens can cause inflammation in the body, for example.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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