The Investigation of some Types of Bacteria in Kidney Stones
Rafidain Journal of Science,
2009, Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 13-20
AbstractThe study investigated the presence of bacteria in stone constituents in addition to chemical analysis of struvite stone components, removed by surgical intervention form (50) patients having renal stones and urinary tract infections ( UTIs).
The results showed the isolation of Proteus mirabilis and Pseudomonass aeruginosa from most of 8 struvite stones from the center and subsurface layers, Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli were also isolated from one of the 32 calcium stones, while 10 uric acid stone, were germ-free.
The chemical analysis results showed that struvite stone components, contain calcium, magenisium and phosphate.
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