Revista Cubana de Medicina Tropical
On-line version ISSN 1561-3054
RODRIGUEZ, Islay; RODRIGUEZ, José E. and FERNANDEZ, Carmen. Alkalinization of human urine for the experimental isolation of leptospiras. Rev Cubana Med Trop [online]. 2005, vol.57, n.1, pp. 55-56. ISSN 1561-3054.
The effect of different alkalizing agents of urine on the isolation of leptospiras was studied. Better results were obtained on using the basic solution of NaOH 1N inoculated in urine one hour after being alkalized.
Keywords : Leptospira; isolation; urine.