struvite

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struvite

[′strü‚vīt]
(mineralogy)
Mg(NH4)PO4·6H2O A colorless to yellow or pale-brown mineral consisting of a hydrous ammonium magnesium phosphate, and occurring in orthorhombic crystals; hardness is 2 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 1.7.
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No struvite calculi were reported by Sial et al and no such stones were found in present study too.
People who are most likely to have struvite calculi, also known as "staghorn calculi.
Female gender, multiple punctures, struvite calculi and positive pelvic urine and stone cultures are risk factors for the development of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.