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. However, the other dietary interventions examined did not demonstrate evidence of significant beneficial effects.
Bertuzzi et al., "Reduction of oxaluria after an oral course of lactic acid bacteria at high concentration," Kidney International, vol.
Key words: Children: hypercalciuria; hypocitraturia; oxaluria; urolithiasis.
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).