Human urine normal flora

Phil jorge2 at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 18 14:40:07 EST 1998


Enigl wrote:
> 
> In article <68g90v$brt$2 at nntp-2.io.com>, hentosh at io.com (Robert Hentosh)
> writes:
> 
> >Can anyone tell me if Nitrobacter and Nitromonas appear in the human urine
> >
> normal flora?
> 
> I thought normal human urine is sterile.  At least that is what I was taught in
> my Medical Technology (Med. Tech.) classes for ASCP Certification, some years
> ago.
> 
> Davin
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------------------------
> Davin C. Enigl,  Microbiology Consultant,
> MEAS-Master of Environmental Arts and Sciences.
> 
> 1.  Discovered heat resistance in mold: _Talaromyces trachyspermus_ (Published
> w/USDA)
> 
> 2.  Co-author (with Kent M. Sorrells), Water Activity and Self-Preserving
> Formulas,
> In:  _Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving Cosmetics and Drugs_, Kabara and
> Orth, editors.  Copyright 1997,
> Marcel-Dekker, ISBN 0-8247-9366-8, Telephone: 1-800-228-1160
> 
> 3.  Water System Design and Validation for FDA regulations
> 
> 4.  Preservative Formulation and Stability Testing
> 
> 5.  FDA Validation Protocols: aseptic, sterilization, laboratory methods
> 
> 6.  Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
> 
> 7.  Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)  Audits
> 
> Web Site:  http://members.aol.com/enigl/
> 
> January 11, 1998
> 10:01 am PACIFIC
> Davin C. Enigl, MEAS. Microbiology Consultant for Foods, Cosmetics,
> Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology. FDA validation protocols, water system,
> autoclave, facility start-up. Author: _Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving
> Cosmetics and Drugs_ Marcel Dekker.

I recall being taught the same info.  Recall seeing subsequent article
claiming that small population of anaerobes found in many asymptomatic
folks.



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