oxaluria


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oxaluria

[‚äk·səl′yu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of oxalic acid or oxalates in the urine.
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We analyzed the following variables: age, BMI (body mass index, kg/m2), creatinine serum (mg/dL), calcium serum (mg/dL), phosphorus serum (mg/dL), phosphatase alkaline serum (U/L), iPTH (intact parathyroid hormone, pg/mL), 25-OH vitamin D (U/L), pH serum, urine pH, 24-hour urine calcium, 24-hour citraturia, 24-hour oxaluria, 24-hour uricosuria, and calcium/creatinine ratio in urine during fasting.
Adherence to a low salt, normal calcium level diet for some months can reduce calciuria and oxaluria.
Some variability has been demonstrated in the development of vitamin C-associated oxaluria and/or nephrolithiasis but nonetheless caution has been advised in the use of high-dose supplementation or therapy (16,17).
However, studies under way suggest that probiotics may also decrease the risk of certain forms of cancer, reduce Helicobacter pylori stomach infections, enhance mucosal immunity, reduce oxaluria and serum cholesterol, and even reduce irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease.