Purple Urine Bag Syndrome

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A rare ‘condition’ in which the urine in a bag from a catheterised patient turns an intense purple hours to days after catheterization. The rare phenomenon has been described in elderly women, and is linked to infection of the urine by Providentia stuartii which has indoxyl sulfatase-like activity, converting urinary indoxyl sulfate into indigo
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