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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

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

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

Forty-three unrelated pet-owning households were screened in Spain to study the Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius nasal carriage, their genetic lineages and virulence traits. Sixty-seven healthy owners and 66 healthy pets were investigated. Isolates characterization was...

Author(s)
Gómez-Sanz, E.; Torres, C.; Lozano, C.; Zarazaga, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2013, 36, 1, pp 83-94
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The objectives of this review are to characterize published data on the prevalence and epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and colonization in cats, dogs, horses and pigs. The mentioned reservoir is evaluated in relation to the possibility of people in...

Author(s)
Truszczyński, M.; Pejsak, Z.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2009, 65, 2, pp 75-78

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