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Background: Mupirocin is one of the few antimicrobials active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and is frequently used for the eradication of MRSA nasal colonisation in humans. Initially, mupirocin resistance was recognised in human S. aureus, including MRSA isolates, then ...

Author(s)
Kizerwetter-Świda, M.; Chrobak-Chmiel, D.; Rzewuska, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 238, pp (10 July 2019)
AbstractFull Text

Pets are becoming human surrogates for social life where common pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus may shift across to potentiate pathogenic factors. Current study was planned to investigate mec A gene, regressed preventive factors, and antimicrobial variants in S. aureus of pets, pet...

Author(s)
Muhammad Shoaib; Sajjad-Ur-Rahman; Aqib, A. I.; Khurram Ashfaq; Ahsan Naveed; Kulyar, M. F. A.; Bhutta, Z. A.; Younas, M. S.; Iqra Sarwar; Naseer, M. A.; Awais Ghaffar
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2020, 40, 3, pp 331-336
Abstract

In human beings and animals, staphylococci constitute part of the normal microbial population. Staphylococcus aureus could be classified as an opportunistic pathogen because the bacteria are noted in clinically healthy individuals, but when the immune system becomes compromised, they can also cause ...

Author(s)
Bierowiec, K.; Płoneczka-Janeczko, K.; Rypuła, K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 5, pp e0156052
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biosecurity in veterinary practices and clinics.

An overview on the general principles of biosecurity applicable to veterinary clinics and veterinary practices was discussed. This chapter also presents two cases on how to implement biosecurity in a veterinary practice/clinic, the first case occurred in a dog with methicillin-resistant ...

Author(s)
Saegerman, C.; Humblet, M. F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Staphylococcus (S.) aureus is an important cause of wound infections in companion animals, and infections with methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) are of particular concern due to limited treatment options and their zoonotic potential. However, comparable epidemiological data on MRSA infections...

Author(s)
Vincze, S.; Stamm, I.; Kopp, P. A.; Hermes, J.; Adlhoch, C.; Semmler, T.; Wieler, L. H.; Lübke-Becker, A.; Walther, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 1, pp e85656
Abstract

Background: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important Gram positive pathogen that has raised concerns due to its increasing prevalence despite pharmaceutical and technological advances. It does not only cause infections in humans but it can also be zoonotic in nature. The...

Author(s)
Rajwin Raja Kanagarajah; Lee, D. C. W.; Lee ZhiFung [Lee, Z. F. D. ]; Khatijah Yusoff; Paramasivam, S. J.; Low WaiYee; Kamalan Jeevaratnam; Lim SweeHua [Lim, S. H. E. ]; Yusuf Akhter
Publisher
Cogent OA, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Cogent Biology, 2017, 3, pp 1412280
Abstract

Case summary: A 4-year-old neutered male cat was presented with a 2-month history of intermittent constipation that progressed to obstipation. Primary clinical findings included a large, multi lobulated mass in the caudodorsal abdomen, peripheral eosinophilia and hyperglobulinemia. Abdominal...

Author(s)
Thieme, M. E.; Olsen, A. M.; Woolcock, A. D.; Miller, M. A.; Simons, M. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 10-2055116919867178
Abstract

Coagulase positive staphylococci particularly Staphylococcus aureus are responsible for a variety of illnesses in humans and animals and commonly identified and discriminated by certain virulence factor coagulase (coa) genes. A total of 85 nasal discharge and wound samples were collected from 55...

Author(s)
Elshabrawy, M. A.; Abouelhag, H. A.; Khairy, E. A.; Marie, H. Sh.; Hakim, A. S.
Publisher
Deanship of Academic Research and Higher Studies, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
Citation
Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences (JJBS), 2020, 13, 2, pp 139-144
AbstractFull Text

Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a member of the Staphylococcus intermedius group (SIG) comprising representatives with similar phenotypic characteristics. The purpose of this study was to optimise a method for accurate differentiation of S. pseudintermedius in clinical samples from dogs and cats ...

Author(s)
Rusenova, N.; Krustev, S.; Atanasov, A.; Rusenov, A.; Stanilova, S.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 26, 5, pp 705-710
Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) combined with the Sepsityper kit (Bruker Daltoniks GmbH, Bremen) for the direct detection of bacterial species from inoculated blood cultures from dogs and cats. Materials and...

Author(s)
Ulrich, S.; Gottschalk, C.; Straubinger, R. K.; Schwaiger, K.; Dörfelt, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2020, 61, 1, pp 42-45

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