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In the ideal world, we would be able to successfully detect the infection when it is still hovering at the level of the uterine cervix, prior to its ascent towards the Fallopian tubes. Ideally this would be achieved during the routine gynecological examination. Unfortunately, the infection is only discovered when it has already been present for some time and has managed to attack one or two of the uterine tubes.
In order to diagnose salpingitis, a classical gynecological examination may suffice. In the case of more subtle or "silent" infections further tests or investigations may be required: