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A Field Guide to Pandemic, Epidemic and Sporadic Clones of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
In recent years, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have become a truly global challenge. In addition to the long-known healthcare-associated clones, novel strains have also emergedExpand
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Staphylococcus aureus CC398: Host Adaptation and Emergence of Methicillin Resistance in Livestock
ABSTRACT Since its discovery in the early 2000s, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clonal complex 398 (CC398) has become a rapidly emerging cause of human infections, most oftenExpand
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Clonal spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in Europe and North America: an international multicentre study.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the phenotypic and genotypic resistance profiles of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) and to examine the clonalExpand
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Molecular basis of bacterial resistance to chloramphenicol and florfenicol.
Chloramphenicol (Cm) and its fluorinated derivative florfenicol (Ff) represent highly potent inhibitors of bacterial protein biosynthesis. As a consequence of the use of Cm in human and veterinaryExpand
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Pet animals as reservoirs of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.
Pet animal numbers have substantially increased in modern society and attention is increasingly devoted to pet welfare. Because of these changes, antimicrobial agents are frequently used in smallExpand
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Use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine and mechanisms of resistance.
This review deals with the application of antimicrobial agents in veterinary medicine and food animal production and the possible consequences arising from the widespread and multipurpose use ofExpand
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Use of antimicrobial agents in veterinary medicine and food animal production.
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing area of concern in both human and veterinary medicine. This review presents an overview of the use of antimicrobial agents in animals for therapeutic,Expand
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Distribution of Florfenicol Resistance Genes fexA and cfr among Chloramphenicol-Resistant Staphylococcus Isolates
ABSTRACT A total of 302 chloramphenicol-resistant Staphylococcus isolates were screened for the presence of the florfenicol/chloramphenicol resistance genes fexA and cfr and their localization onExpand
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Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 from cases of bovine mastitis.
OBJECTIVES Twenty-five MRSA ST398 isolates from cases of bovine clinical mastitis and two isolates from farm personnel collected from 17 dairy farms in Germany were investigated for geneticExpand
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Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Food and Food Products of Poultry Origin in Germany
ABSTRACT During a survey of fresh chicken and turkey meat as well as chicken and turkey meat products for the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates in Germany, 32Expand
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