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Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in humans, Europe

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van Cleef, Brigitte A G L
Monnet, Dominique L
Voss, Andreas
Krziwanek, Karina
Allerberger, Franz
Struelens, Marc
Zemlickova, Helena
Skov, Robert L
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Published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2011, vol. 17, no. 3, p. 502-5
Abstract To estimate the proportion of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from humans that were sequence type (ST) 398, we surveyed 24 laboratories in 17 countries in Europe in 2007. Livestock-associated MRSA ST398 accounted for only a small proportion of MRSA isolates from humans; most were from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Austria.
Keywords AnimalsAnti-Bacterial Agents/pharmacologyAustria/epidemiologyBacterial Typing TechniquesBelgium/epidemiologyCattle/microbiologyDenmark/epidemiologyDisease Reservoirs/microbiologyEurope/epidemiologyHumansLivestock/microbiologyMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus/classification/drug effects/genetics/isolation & purificationMicrobial Sensitivity TestsNetherlands/epidemiologyPolymerase Chain ReactionPrevalenceStaphylococcal Infections/epidemiology/microbiologySwine/microbiology
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PMID: 21392444
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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VAN CLEEF, Brigitte A G L et al. Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in humans, Europe. In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2011, vol. 17, n° 3, p. 502-5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25398

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