Dynamic of nasal colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 and ST1 after mupirocin treatment in a family in close contact with pigs

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Lozano, C. (Carmen) ; Aspiroz, C. (Carmen) ; Lasarte, J.J. (Juan José) ; Gomez-Sanz, E. (Elena) ; Zarazaga, M. (Myriam) ; Torres, C. (Carmen) (2011)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: Pigs | ST1 | Mupirocin | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus | ST398
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

Nasal colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was evaluated after a mupirocin treatment in a family previously colonized by MRSA sequence type ST398 and ST1, who lived close to a pig farm. Eight nasal samples were swabbed from each of the four... View more
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