Epidemiology and molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage isolates from bovines

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Nemeghaire, Stéphanie; Argudín, M; Haesebrouck, Freddy; Butaye, Patrick;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Veterinary Research,volume 10,pages153-153 (issn: 1746-6148, eissn: 1746-6148)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4103977, doi: 10.1186/1746-6148-10-153
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | CLONES | MASTITIS | Nasal carriage | Molecular characterization | STRAINS | Epidemiology | PREVALENCE | IDENTIFICATION | TRANSMISSION | veterinary(all) | Antimicrobial resistance | CULTURES | Bovine | ST398 | CASSETTE CHROMOSOME MEC | BELGIUM

Background: Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium usually found on skin and mucous membranes of warm blooded animals. Resistance in S. aureus has been increasingly reported though depending on the clonal lineage. Indeed, while hospital acquired (HA)-methicillin re... View more
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