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Background: A livestock-associated clonal lineage (ST398) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been identified causing colonization or infection in farm workers. The aim of the study was to analyze the prevalence of MRSA-ST398 colonization in pigs and in pig farmers in an area...

Author(s)
Reynaga, E.; Navarro, M.; Vilamala, A.; Roure, P.; Quintana, M.; Garcia-Nuñez, M.; Figueras, R.; Torres, C.; Lucchetti, G.; Sabrià, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2016, 16, 716, pp (28 November 2016)
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In routine diagnosis, staphylococcal infections, it is necessary to use a simplified working scheme to differentiate pathogens such as Staphylococcus or other nonpathogenic and hull, which is based on some characteristic phenotypic characters. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus bacteria are...

Author(s)
Nicolae, C.; Popa, V.; János, D.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Veterinary Medicine , 2012, 69, 1/2, pp 316-319
Abstract

Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has emerged to be a pathogen of public health burden causing infections with significant concern. This study was conducted to investigate methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in pet dogs and cats as an...

Author(s)
Abdel-moein, K. A.; El-Hariri, M.; Samir, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2012, 59, 4, pp 331-335
Abstract

Staphylococci have been well known for causing purulent infections for more than 120 years. Almost simultaneously with the use of penicillin, problems with bacterial resistance started. Not only has MRSA, which is the most-feared germ in human medicine, become a problem also in veterinary medicine. ...

Author(s)
Frank, M.; Müller, E.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2012, 93, 8, pp 678...686
Abstract

Importance: Household environmental surfaces may serve as vectors for the acquisition and spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among household members, although few studies have evaluated which objects are important reservoirs of MRSA. Objectives: To determine the prevalence ...

Author(s)
Fritz, S. A.; Hogan, P. G.; Singh, L. N.; Thompson, R. M.; Wallace, M. A.; Whitney, K.; Al-Zubeidi, D.; Burnham, C. A. D.; Fraser, V. J.
Publisher
American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
Citation
JAMA Pediatrics, 2014, 168, 11, pp 1030-1038
Abstract

A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) harbouring the mecC gene was isolated from the mandible of a 5-year-old domestic cat located in a semi-urban area of outer Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in February 2013. Using the CLSI cefoxitin disc diffusion, the isolate had an oxacillin MIC ...

Author(s)
Worthing, K. A.; Coombs, G. W.; Pang, S.; Abraham, S.; Saputra, S.; Trott, D. J.; Jordan, D.; Wong HuiSan; Abraham, R. J.; Norris, J. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2016, 71, 8, pp 2348-2349
Abstract

Since the middle of the 20th century, pets are more frequently considered as "family members" within households. However, cats and dogs still can be a source of human infection by various zoonotic pathogens. Among emerging or re-emerging zoonoses, viral diseases, such as rabies (mainly from dog pet ...

Author(s)
Chomel, B. B.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2014, 4, 3, pp 434-445
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
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Author(s)
Mueller, R. S.
Publisher
World Small Animal Veterinary Association, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
39th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 16-19 September 2014. Proceedings book, 2014, pp 646-647
Abstract

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, importance, pathophysiology, public health considerations transmission, prevention, treatment and control of methicillin coagulase positive and coagulase negative staphylococcal infections in pets are discussed.

Author(s)
Weese, J. S.
Publisher
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Paris, France
Citation
European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2011, 21, 1, pp 101-110

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