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

Article English CLOSED
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
Share - Bookmark