PUBS

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PUBSPublications
PUBSPercutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling
PUBSPortland United Bills Supporters (football fan club)
PUBSPurple Urine Bag Syndrome (urology)
PUBSPrairie Universities Biological Symposium (annual; Canada)
PUBSPickers up Beaters & Shoots (UK)
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Enzymaticdegradation of urinary indoxyl sulfate by Providencia stuartii and Klebsiella pneumoniae causes the purple urine bag syndrome.
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) was first reported in literature by Barlow and Dickson in 1978.
Purple urine bag syndrome in nursing homes: ten elderly case reports and a literature review.
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a constellation of findings resulting in purple discoloration of the urine and/or urine drainage bag(s) occurring in patients with long-term urinary indwelling catheters.
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) was first described by Barlow and Dickson in 1978.
Background: Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS), an uncommon phenomenon that turns urine tubes or bags purple or blue, can be encountered in long-term-care facilities.
The first article on purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) was published in 1978.
Purple urine bag syndrome is a rare disorder causing discoloration of urine and urinary collecting bags due to presence of indigo and indibilirubin pigment produced by tryptophan metabolism.
First reported by Barlow and Dickson in 1978 (1), purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS), is a rare clinical phenomenon, most commonly seen in bedridden, constipated and chronically catheterized patients, wherein the urine as well as the urine collecting bag and the tubing turns purple in color within hours to days after catheterization (2).
Based upon the patient's history and the microbiology results, a diagnosis of purple urine bag syndrome was made.
Purple urine bag syndrome, not always a benign process.
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a unique disease entity characterized by an alarming purple discoloration of the urine secondary to bacterial urinary tract infection with indigo- and indirubin-producing bacteria.