Low prevalence of non-typable Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat products in The Netherlands

@inproceedings{Diederen2014LowPO,
  title={Low prevalence of non-typable Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meat products in The Netherlands},
  author={Diederen and M M Van and Loo and Verhulst and van Keulen},
  year={2014}
}
  • Diederen, M M Van, +2 authors van Keulen
  • Published 2014
Recently, a new clone of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus (S.) aureus (MRSA) emerged in the Netherlands that was related to pigfarming. A survey in pigs showed that nearly 40% carried th1s new clone. This new type is characterised by bemg untypable with pulsed field gel electrophoreSIS (PFGE). This study was undertaken to determme the prevalence and genetic relationship of S.aureus and MRSA in meal products. Samples were collected between February and May 2006. A total of 79 raw pork and… CONTINUE READING
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