publication . Article . 2015

Distribution of coagulase-positive staphylococci in humans and dogs

Jurate Sleiniute; Jurate Siugzdaite;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Acta Veterinaria Brno, volume 84, pages 313-320 (issn: 0001-7213, eissn: 1801-7576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Abstract
<jats:p>Staphylococci form part of the normal flora of humans and a wide variety of animals. Some staphylococcal species also cause infections for human and household pets. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of coagulase-positive staphylococci in humans and dogs within a common household. Coagulase-positive staphylococci could not be identified phenotypically in all cases. Molecular methods were used for the correct identification of pathogenic staphylococci. The prevalence of <jats:italic>Staphylococcus aureus</jats:italic> was identified in 26/72 (36.1%) dog owners and in 4/61 (6.6%) dogs. <jats:italic>Staphylococcus pseudintermedius</jats...
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free text keywords: Veterinary medicine, Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, biology.organism_classification, biology, Bacteria, Colonization, Coagulase, Microbiology, Staphylococcus aureus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Normal flora, nasal, rectal, SF600-1100
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publication . Article . 2015

Distribution of coagulase-positive staphylococci in humans and dogs

Jurate Sleiniute; Jurate Siugzdaite;