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Numbers of dogs and cats living in close contact with people have substantially increased in modern society and considering also higher standards of veterinary care, numbers of diagnostic acts and laboratory investigations also raised. Studies indicate that bacteria from pet animals show trends of...

Author(s)
Zouharová, M.; Pokludová, L.; Nedbalcová, K.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 2, pp 90...98
AbstractFull Text

Pet (dog and cat) animal numbers have substantially increased in modern society. There is concern over transmission of Staphylococcal infection including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between animals and humans. The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence ...

Author(s)
Habibullah, A.; Rahman, A. M. M. T.; Haydar, M. R.; Nazir, K. H. M. N. H.; Rahman, M. T.
Publisher
Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Medicine, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 15, 1, pp 51-57
Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) remains one of the most virulent human pathogens and has also recently been recognized as such in the veterinary settings. Companion animals, including dogs, cats, horses, small exotic animals, wildlife animals, and livestock, may constitute a...

Author(s)
Petinaki, E.; Spiliopoulou, I.
Publisher
Dove Medical Press Ltd, Macclesfield, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, 2015, 6, pp 373-382
Abstract

Staphylococcus (S.) aureus colonizes the skin and mucosa of various mammalian hosts, and up to 30% of the human population is permanently colonized. As a zoonotic pathogen, S. aureus plays an important role in both human and veterinary medicine, affecting a broad range of animals. When the general...

Author(s)
Vincze, S.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Staphylococcus aureus in companion animals: an infection source for the community?, 2014, pp xv + 89 pp.
Abstract

Twenty-two methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains isolated from various infected locations in domestic cats and dogs between June 2008 and September 2014 were analyzed for their genotype, genetic fingerprint, virulence and antibiotic resistance profile. Eighteen strains belonged ...

Author(s)
Wipf, J. R.; Perreten, V.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2016, 158, 6, pp 443-450
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Author(s)
Ireland, M.; Kollmann, L.; Scheftel, J.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2018, 8, 3, pp 77-80
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

Antimicrobial-resistant staphylococci have been associated with wounded or ill companion animals, but little is known about the prevalence of resistant staphylococci among healthy animals. In this study, 276 healthy dogs and cats from veterinary clinics were tested for the presence of...

Author(s)
Davis, J. A.; Jackson, C. R.; Fedorka-Cray, P. J.; Barrett, J. B.; Brousse, J. H.; Gustafson, J.; Kucher, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Letters in Applied Microbiology, 2014, 59, 1, pp 1-8
Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in domestic carnivores (dogs and cats) in France and to characterize the clones identified. A total of 1250 strains of coagulase-positive Staphylococcus were analysed between 2006...

Author(s)
Haenni, M.; Médaille, C.; Laurent, F.; Madec, J. Y.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2012, 43, 328 Part 1, pp 8-9
Abstract

This article reports on the antibiotic susceptibility testing and molecular characterization of an mecC-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain, which was isolated from an eye swab from a 5-year-old house cat with chronic conjunctivitis and stomatitis in Norway. The...

Author(s)
Medhus, A.; Slettemeǻs, J. S.; Marstein, L.; Larssen, K. W.; Sunde, M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2013, 68, 4, pp 968-969

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