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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Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a rare phenomenon which can be highly concerning and distressing for patients and their relatives.
The following keywords were used: purple urine bag syndrome, PUBS, and case report.
Purple urine bag syndrome. J Family Med Prim Care 2013;2:104-5.
Enzymaticdegradation of urinary indoxyl sulfate by Providencia stuartii and Klebsiella pneumoniae causes the purple urine bag syndrome. J Clin Microbiol 1988;26:2152-6.
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) was first reported in literature 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.
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 is a rare disorder causing discoloration of urine and urinary collecting bags due to presence of indigo and indibilirubin pigment produced by tryptophan metabolism.
Purple Urine Bag Syndrome in Nursing Homes: Ten Elderly Case Reports and a Literature Review.
Based upon the patient's history and the microbiology results, a diagnosis of purple urine bag syndrome was made.
The purple urine bag syndrome. Age and Ageing 2006; 35: 542.
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.