Characterization of pig-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

  title={Characterization of pig-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Jun Li and Nansong Jiang and Yuebin Ke and Andrea T. Fe\ssler and Yang Wang and Stefan Schwarz and Congming Wu},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) have been reported in various countries worldwide. However, although China is one of the biggest pig and pork producers, large-scale studies on pig-associated LA-MRSA from China are scarce. The aims of this study were to analyze 2420 non-duplicate samples collected from pigs at swine farms and slaughterhouses in different regions in China during 2014 for the prevalence of pig-associated MRSA and to determine the… CONTINUE READING
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