Novel methicillin resistance gene mecD in clinical Macrococcus caseolyticus strains from bovine and canine sources

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Sybille Schwendener ; Kerstin Cotting ; Vincent Perreten (2017)

Methicillin-resistant Macrococcus caseolyticus strains from bovine and canine origins were found to carry a novel mecD gene conferring resistance to all classes of β-lactams including anti-MRSA cephalosporins. Association of β-lactam resistance with mecD was demonstrate... View more
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