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This study investigated the prevalence of MRSA in samples taken in households, with and without backyard pigs in villages in a rural area of Shandong Province, China. Community-associated MRSA and livestock-associated MRSA, belonging to ST59 and ST9, respectively, were identified in both humans and ...

Author(s)
Bi, Z.; Sun, C.; Börjesson, S.; Chen, B.; Ji, X.; Berglund, B.; Wang, M.; Nilsson, M.; Yin, H.; Sun, Q.; Hulth, A.; Wang, Y.; Wu, C.; Bi, Z.; Nilsson, L. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018, 65, 3, pp 367-371
Abstract

MRSA CC398 is an emerging MRSA strain found in livestock, mainly in pigs. Direct occupational livestock contact is the principal risk factor for human MRSA CC398 infection. Nonetheless, in recent years, an increasing number of MRSA CC398 cases has been observed in persons without known pig contact. ...

Author(s)
Anker, J. C. H.; Koch, A.; Ethelberg, S.; Mølbak, K.; Larsen, J.; Jepsen, M. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018, 65, 3, pp 352-360
Abstract

MRSA nasal carriage was detected in 15.7% of 204 residents from 6 nursing homes (NHs) in the Osona region (Barcelona, Spain), and the MRSA-ST398 lineage was identified in 15.6% of MRSA-positive residents and in 2.5% of all NH residents evaluated. Most MRSA-ST398 carriers (4 of 5) had direct or...

Author(s)
Reynaga, E.; Torres, C.; Garcia-Nuñez, M.; Navarro, M.; Vilamala, A.; Puigoriol, E.; Lucchetti, G. E.; Nunes, D.; Silva, A.; Sabrià, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2018, 39, 1, pp 90-93
Abstract

Objectives: Clonal complex (CC) 9 is a prevalent livestock-associated (LA) MRSA clone in Asia whose pathogenicity in humans remains unknown. Methods: In 2012, we identified a patient with CC9-MRSA infection linked to livestock. After screening 3328 clinical MRSA isolates from a national database,...

Author(s)
Chen ChihJung; Lauderdale, T. L. Y.; Lu ChinTe; Chuang YuYu; Yang ChienChang; Wu TingShu; Lee ChunYi; Lu MinChi; Ko WenChien; Huang YhuCheRing
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2018, 73, 1, pp 33-40
Abstract

Background: The occurrence of livestock-associated (LA) MRSA (ST398) in pig herds has emerged as a threat to occupational safety in many parts of the world. Recently, an outbreak of skin lesions due to MRSA occurred in workers at a pig farm in regional Australia and both the humans and pigs were...

Author(s)
Sahibzada, S.; Hernández-Jover, M.; Jordan, D.; Thomson, P. C.; Heller, J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0195510
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Author(s)
Li Wei; Liu JianHua; Zhang XiuFeng; Wang Jing; Ma ZhenBao; Chen Lin; Zeng ZhenLing
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2018, 51, 2, pp 275-276
Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile are important human pathogens that are also carried by animals. The role of wild mammals on farms in their maintenance and transmission, however, is poorly understood. To determine if Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) are...

Author(s)
Rothenburger, J. L.; Rousseau, J. D.; Weese, J. S.; Jardine, C. M.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 82, 1, pp 66-69
Abstract

In the autumn 2016, the National Reference Laboratory for coagulase positive staphylococci (CPS) including Staphylococcus (S.) aureus (NRL-Staph) at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment has organized its first interlaboratory proficiency testing (ILPT) trial for the detection of ...

Author(s)
Fetsch, A.; Drache, K.; Leeser, D.; Krause, G.; Johne, A.; Kraushaar, B.; Kelner-Burgos, Y.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2018, 131, 5/6, pp 244-250
Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus is part of the nasal microbiome of many humans and has become a significant public health burden due to infections with antibiotic-resistant strains, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains. Several lineages of S. aureus, including MRSA, are found in livestock ...

Author(s)
Hau, S. J.; Kellner, S.; Eberle, K. C.; Waack, U.; Brockmeier, S. L.; Haan, J. S.; Davies, P. R.; Frana, T.; Nicholson, T. L.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2018, 84, 2, pp e02073
Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus is a zoonotic pathogen of significant public health concern. Information on the prevalence and risk factors facilitating bacterial colonization and spread under abattoir settings in Nigeria are scarce. This cross-sectional study was designed to determine prevalence of S....

Author(s)
Odetokun, I. A.; Ballhausen, B.; Adetunji, V. O.; Ghali-Mohammed, I.; Adelowo, M. T.; Adetunji, S. A.; Fetsch, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 216, pp 52-59

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