Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Pig Farming
- Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emerging Infectious Diseases,
(issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
MRSA | pigs | R | dispatch | RC109-216 | the Netherlands | farming | spa-typing | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Medicine
mesheuropmc: food and beverages | respiratory tract diseases
We conducted a study among a group of 26 regional pig farmers to determine the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence rate and found it was >760 times greater than the rate of patients admitted to Dutch hospitals. While spa-type t108 is apparently a more...