Association of Oxalobacter Formigenes with the Stools of Urinary Tract Stone Patients In Basrah Province

Authors(2) :-Nooraldeen A. Jasim, Munaff J. Abd Al-Abbas

One hundred stool samples were obtained, fifty (30 from male and 20 from female) from patients with urinary stone disease and the other fifty from healthy individuals (38 from male and 12 from female) as a control. The incidence of urolithiasis was more in males (60%), kidney (74%), ureter (24%) and bladder (2%). Calcium-oxalate stone was higher (74%) than non-oxalate stone. Specific oxc gene for Oxalobacter formigenes was detected in 96 % of healthy samples comparing with patients. Between stone types, Calcium- oxalate was 74% in patients which have only 24.3% oxc comparison with 75.7% negative, while non - calcium oxalate ( 26%) was in patients with 69.2% of oxc. The last results showing the positive role of Oxalobacter formigenes to reduce the calcium-oxalate stone formation in Basrah province.

Authors and Affiliations

Nooraldeen A. Jasim
Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq
Munaff J. Abd Al-Abbas
Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq

Oxalobacter Formigenes, Stone, Basrah, Urinary

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June 2016
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 113-117
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162336
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Nooraldeen A. Jasim, Munaff J. Abd Al-Abbas, " Association of Oxalobacter Formigenes with the Stools of Urinary Tract Stone Patients In Basrah Province", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.113-117, May-June-2016.
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