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Food-borne intoxication, caused by heat-stable enterotoxins produced by Staphylococcus aureus, causes over 240,000 cases of food-borne illness in the United States annually. Other staphylococci commonly associated with animals may also produce these enterotoxins. Foods may be contaminated by...

Author(s)
Doyle, M. E.; Hartmann, F. A.; Wong, A. C. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2012, 13, 2, pp 157-180
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
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Publisher
Veterinary Schools Council, London, UK
Citation
Bridging the gap: linking animal and human medicine through veterinary school research and One Health, 2016, pp 25 pp.
Abstract

A question was posed to the researchers as to whether methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, in animals is of public health concern. To answer the question, previous and recent studies were reviewed so as to gain insight into the occurrence of MRSA in animals, namely in food animals...

Author(s)
Saleha, A. A.; Zunita, Z.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2010, 9, 7, pp 1094-1098
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This disease factsheet covers the importance, aetiology, geographical distribution, species affected, transmission, disinfection, incubation period, clinical signs, communicability, postmortem lesions, diagnosis, morbidity, mortality, control and prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus...

Publisher
Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, 2011, pp 25 pp.
Abstract

An overview of antimicrobial use in animals is given in this article. A history of antimicrobial use in animals is also provided together with data on the current consumption of veterinary antimicrobials in Europe. Moreover, the current zoonotic risks associated with antimicrobial resistance are...

Author(s)
Guardabassi, L.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2013, 173, 24, pp 599-603
Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), one of the major pathogens in humans, is a cause of infection and colonization among animals. The increasing number of companion animals and antibiotic use have made this population a reservoir of MRSA. In parallel, the evolution of new MRSA...

Author(s)
Petinaki, E.; Spiliopoulou, I.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2012, 18, 7, pp 626-634
AbstractFull Text

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a grampositive bacterium that is resistant to methicillin and many other β-lactam antimicrobials. It was discovered in 1961 in the United Kingdom soon after the discovery of methicillin, and often referred to in the press a "Superbug". Since...

Author(s)
Umaru, G. A.; Kabir, J.; Adamu, N. B.; Umar, Y. A.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 32, 3, pp 174-186
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
Abstract

The scope of this reflection paper was to review the latest research on the risk of MRSA infection and colonization in animals. Attention focused on occurrence, risk factors for colonization and infection, and human contact hazard for livestock, horses, and companion animals. Whereas the clonal...

Author(s)
Catry, B.; Duijkeren, E. van; Pomba, M. C.; Greko, C.; Moreno, M. A.; Pyörälä, S.; Ružauskas, M.; Sanders, P.; Threlfall, E. J.; Ungemach, F.; Törneke, K.; Muñoz-Madero, C.; Torren-Edo, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2010, 138, 5, pp 626-644

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