Prevalence, species distribution and antimicrobial resistance patterns of methicillin-resistant staphylococci in Lithuanian pet animals

@inproceedings{Ruauskas2015PrevalenceSD,
  title={Prevalence, species distribution and antimicrobial resistance patterns of methicillin-resistant staphylococci in Lithuanian pet animals},
  author={Modestas Ru{\vz}auskas and Natacha Couto and Sigita Kerzienė and Rita {\vS}iug{\vz}dinienė and Irena Klimienė and Marius Virgailis and Constança Pomba},
  booktitle={Acta veterinaria Scandinavica},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The bacterial genus Staphylococcus consists of many species that causes infections in pet animals. Antimicrobial resistant staphylococci cause infections that are difficult to treat and they are important from the point of one health perspective. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus (MRS) species, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in diseased pet animals (Group A) and kennel dogs (Group B) in Lithuania and to… CONTINUE READING
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