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Bacterial spectrum of urine in staghorn calculi nephrolithiasis

Author(s): Kogan М.I | Hasigov A.V. | Belousov l.l.

Journal: Saratov Journal of Medical Scientific Research
ISSN 1995-0039

Volume: 7;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 714;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: bacterial spectrum | staghorn calculi

Purpose: to study the role of the bacterial spectrum of urine in the development and clinical course of staghorn calculi nephrolithiasis. Patients and Methods. From 2008 to 2010 in the urological department of Rostov State Medical University urine culture was assessed in 86 patients with staghorn calculi. Mean age was 50,4±5,9 (25-73) years. Results: Most of the patients with staghorn calculus (89,5%) have microbial contamination of urine, which has a high correlation with leucocituria, and the spectrum of microorganisms often has the various bacterial associations, which caused more infection complications during treatment. Conclusion: In the urine urease-producing bacteria, E. Coli, gram-positive organisms, nonclostridial anaerobic bacteria were predominated
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