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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in companion animals

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  • Keith Edward Baptiste
  • Kerry Williams
  • Nicola J. Williams
  • Andrew Wattrett
  • Peter Clegg
  • Susan Dawson
  • John E. Corkil
  • Turlough O´Neill
  • C. Anthony Hart
We determined the molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant staphylococci from animals and staff at a small animal and equine hospital. Methicillin-restistant Staphylococcus aureus identical to human EMRSA-15 was found in dogs and hospitalstaff. In contrast, 5 distinct MRSA strains were isolated from horses but not from hospital staff
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEmerging Infectious Diseases (Print Edition)
Vol/bind11
Udgave nummer12
Sider (fra-til)1942-1944
Antal sider3
ISSN1080-6040
StatusUdgivet - 2005

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