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This study involved the phenotypic and molecular characterization of a population of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from animals and from veterinary personnel in Ireland. Isolates from 77 animals (dogs, n=44; cats, n=4; horses, n=29) and from 28 veterinary personnel were...

Author(s)
Abbott, Y.; Leonard, F. C.; Markey, B. K.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2010, 138, 5, pp 764-771
Abstract

A retrospective analysis and prospective surveillance study were conducted to determine isolation rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in dogs, cats and horses in Ireland. Clinical samples that had been submitted to University College Dublin (UCD) for routine microbiological...

Author(s)
Abbott, Y.; Leggett, B.; Rossney, A. S.; Leonard, F. C.; Markey, B. K.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2010, 166, 15, pp 451-455
Abstract

The objectives of this paper are to review published data on the prevalence and epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and colonization in animals and to provide suggestions for preventing and controlling the problem in veterinary practice. MRSA first emerged as ...

Author(s)
Leonard, F. C.; Markey, B. K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2008, 175, 1, pp 27-36
Abstract

Reports of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in animals have become more frequent in recent years. This paper documents the recovery of MRSA from animals with respiratory, urinary tract or wound infection and from animals subjected to surgical procedures following treatment in one...

Author(s)
O'Mahony, R.; Abbott, Y.; Leonard, F. C.; Markey, B. K.; Quinn, P. J.; Pollock, P. J.; Fanning, S.; Rossney, A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2005, 109, 3/4, pp 285-296