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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

This study investigated the transmission cycle of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) in small companion animal veterinary practice. Sampling was undertaken at two small animal veterinary hospitals in Sydney, Australia. Samples were...

Author(s)
Worthing, K. A.; Brown, J.; Gerber, L.; Trott, D. J.; Abraham, S.; Norris, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 223, pp 79-85
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Methicillin-resistant coagulase-positive staphylococci (CoPS) have become increasingly recognised as opportunistic pathogens that limit therapeutic options in companion animals. The frequency of methicillin resistance amongst clinical isolates on an Australia-wide level is unknown. This study...

Author(s)
Saputra, S.; Jordan, D.; Worthing, K. A.; Norris, J. M.; Wong, H. S.; Abraham, R.; Trott, D. J.; Abraham, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 4, pp e0176379
Abstract

This study aimed to determine the frequency and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Australian animals and whether animal-derived MRSA was similar to that from Australian veterinarians. A total of 1,080 clinical coagulase positive Staphylococcus...

Author(s)
Worthing, K. A.; Abraham, S.; Pang, S.; Coombs, G. W.; Saputra, S.; Jordan, D.; Wong, H. S.; Abraham, R. J.; Trott, D. J.; Norris, J. M.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Microbial Drug Resistance, 2018, 24, 2, pp 203-212
Abstract

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among Australian veterinarians. Methods: Individuals attending veterinary conferences in Australia in 2009 were recruited to provide nasal swabs and complete a questionnaire about their...

Author(s)
Jordan, D.; Simon, J.; Fury, S.; Moss, S.; Giffard, P.; Maiwald, M.; Southwell, P.; Barton, M. D.; Axon, J. E.; Morris, S. G.; Trott, D. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, 5, pp 152-159

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