Carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in veterinary personnel.

Abstract

A survey of 280 attendees at a veterinary meeting in the Czech Republic in 2008 revealed a carriage rate of 0.7% for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The two strains isolated were of distinct genetic lineages, carried type IV SCCmec determinants and were negative for Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes. The MRSA positivity rates for… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268809002015

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