[Cats and dogs as a reservoir for Staphylococcus aureus].

  title={[Cats and dogs as a reservoir for Staphylococcus aureus].},
  author={K. Bierowiec and K. Płoneczka-Janeczko and K. Rypuła},
  journal={Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej},
  • K. Bierowiec, K. Płoneczka-Janeczko, K. Rypuła
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej
  • For many years, Staphylococcus aureus MRSA was thought to happen only in humans. It has now become an increasingly urgent problem in veterinary medicine, with MRSA infections reported in pets as well as farm animals. The animals may be contaminated, colonized or infected with MSSA as well as MRSA strains. Pets are a potential reservoir for human infection. Transmission of such pathogen occurs between pets, owners and veterinary staff. This is why, is need to generate data regarding both the… CONTINUE READING
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