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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
Abstract

Though imports of products of animal origin into the European Union (EU) have to comply with legal requirements and quality standards of the community, food consignment rejections at external EU borders have been increasing in recent years. This study explored microbiological metrics according to...

Author(s)
Jansen, W.; Woudstra, S.; Müller, A.; Grabowski, N.; Schoo, G.; Gerulat, B.; Klein, G.; Kehrenberg, C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0192550
AbstractFull Text

In China, 150,000∼200,000 tons of antibiotics are used every year, about half goes to human use and half goes into feed, largely for pigs. In recent years, the Chinese government has taken steps to curtail overuse of antibiotics by people, but antibiotics in animals are still poorly regulated. The...

Author(s)
Liu JiaMeng; Sun YuFeng; Wang Miao; Huang YaTao; Li MinMin; Lu Jia; Jin Nuo; He Yan; Fan Bei
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2018, 9, 4, pp 687-693
Abstract

Problem addressed: Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA), particularly of the clonal complex (CC) 398, emerged as zoonotic pathogens predominantly among humans with direct or indirect livestock contact, but also in healthcare settings. The factors contributing...

Author(s)
Alen, S. van; Kaspar, U.; Idelevich, E. A.; Köck, R.; Becker, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 214, pp 7-12
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Cover for Enterobacter sakazakii as a foodborne pathogen

Enterobacter sakazakii has been described as an emerging opportunistic pathogen based on outbreaks of illness in newborns and product recalls due to...

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Cover for Staphylococcus aureus as a foodborne pathogen

In 1871, the German scientist von Recklinghausen first observed cocci in kidneys from patient who died of pyaemia. Sir Alexander Ogston and Louis...

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Cover for muscular skeletal diseases of poultry

Skeletal diseases in poultry can have significant economic and welfare impacts in many production species, including broilers, layers, turkeys and...

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