Struvite


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Struv´ite


n.1.(Min.) A crystalline mineral found in guano. It is a hydrous phosphate of magnesia and ammonia.
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Since struvite stones form as a result of a bladder infection, it's important that the infection is treated with antibiotics, otherwise a dog is likely to suffer a reoccurrence of infection and bladder stones.
The anaerobic digestion of sludge leads to the formation of struvite because ammonia, phosphate and magnesium are solubilised by the digestion process (Mamais et al.
Native stones are struvite, calcium phosphate or calcium carbonate in composition, have no nucleus and are of uniform structure.
Utilization of landfill leachate parameters for pretreatment by fenton reaction and struvite precipitation-A comparative study.
Other, less-common types of stones are struvite stones, resulting from a urinary tract infection, and rare cystine stones, caused by the buildup of an amino acid in urine.
Among their topics are removing endocrine disrupting contaminants from water using macroporous molecularly imprinted selective media, copper ion exchange studies of local (in Turkey) zeolitic tuffs, the impact of calcium on struvite precipitation from anaerobically digested dairy wastewater, the design of microsieves and microsieve processes for suspension fractionation, modifying the surface of polyamide reverse osmosis membranes with hydrophilic dendritic polymers, and Ti02 nanowire free-standing membrane for concurrent filtration and photocatalytic oxidation water treatment.
Struvite, or infection stones take place with kidney or urinary tract infections while cystine stones make up less than 1% of kidney stones.
Struvite, or infection stones, generally occur with kidney or urinary tract infections and account for 5 percent of all kidney stones.
Chariar, along with a Swiss institute, has also perfected a technology to extract a fertiliser -- magnesium ammonium phosphate, or struvite -- from urine.
The chemical composition of uroliths varies and can include struvite, calcium oxalate, urate, and cystine.
A nosocomial outbreak of bacteria on struvite crystal habit and its importance in urinary stone formation.