Purple Urine Bag Syndrome
Chronic, indwelling catheter ...
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Purple Urine Bag Syndrome

Chronic, indwelling catheter + bacteriuria (Providencia, Klebsiella, E.coli*) + alkaline urine

Tryptophan → Indoxyl sulfate → Sulfatase enzyme (bacteria* ) → Indigo (blue) + Indurubin (red)



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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