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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

Objectives: To characterize methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clinical strains from cats and dogs in France, and to compare the clones identified with the distribution of French human MRSA. Methods: Susceptibilities to antimicrobials were assessed by disc diffusion. Resistance and...

Author(s)
Haenni, M.; Saras, E.; Châtre, P.; Médaille, C.; Bes, M.; Madec, J. Y.; Laurent, F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2012, 67, 2, pp 326-329
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

This article reviews the literature on the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in dogs, cats and horses. Over the past 10 years, MRSA has emerged as an important pathogen in veterinary medicine, especially in countries with a high MRSA burden in human hospitals....

Author(s)
Loeffler, A.; Lloyd, D. H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2010, 138, 5, pp 595-605
Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium present on skin and in mucous membranes in 20-30% of healthy people. It may sometimes cause infections in humans, typically local skin and wound infections but occasionally more severe infections in the body. Some strains of this bacterium have, however,...

Author(s)
Mesfin Angaw
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2015, 5, 13, pp 115-122
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
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

For a long time MRSA were associated only with human medicine, although with increased incidence in human medicine, MRSA was almost simultaneously reported to occur in veterinary medicine as well. Following initial intermittent reports of appearances of MRSA in cattle and milkers, clusters of...

Author(s)
Cuny, C.; Stanek, C.; Witte, W.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 116, 8, pp 284-290

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