Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus intermedius in Humans in Contact with Dogs

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Harvey, R. G.; Marples, R. R.; Noble, W. C.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
  • Journal: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (issn: 1651-2235, eissn: 1651-2235)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/mehd.v7i4.8182
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: body regions | stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

A study of staphylococci isolated from the anterior nares of 16 owners of dogs with atopic dermatitis and 13 veterinary practice staff in constant contact with dogs was conducted. There was one persistent nasal carrier and four transient nasal carriers of Staphylococcus... View more
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