Clinical, microbiological, and molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant <italic>Staphylococcus aureus</italic> infections of cats


1421 B of the genus Staphylococcus are members of the commensal cutaneous and mucosal microflora of cats. Coagulase-positive species, such as Staphylococcus intermedius, Staphylococcus hyicus, and Staphylococcus aureus, and several coagulase-negative species have been isolated in microbiological surveys of skin and mucous membranes in healthy cats. Because… (More)


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