Carmen Lozano

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The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in slaughter pigs, to characterize the recovered isolates, and to(More)
S. aureus nasal carriage was investigated in 278 healthy humans, determining the antibiotic resistance mechanisms, virulence traits, and genetic lineages of recovered isolates. Nasal samples were(More)
Skin infection associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-ST398 was detected in a pig-farmer, and MRSA-ST398 isolates were also detected in nasal samples of the patient and of(More)
Nasal swabs of 423 healthy humans who showed different levels of contact with animals (frequent, 168; sporadic, 94; no contact, 161) were obtained in Tunisia (2008–2009), and 99 of them presented(More)
OBJECTIVES The clonal lineages, resistance mechanisms and virulence traits of tetracycline-resistant (Tet(R)) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains isolated in a Spanish hospital(More)