Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in a white-eared opossum (Didelphis albiventris) in the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil.

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This is the first brief communication of clinical mastitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus occurring in a white-eared opossum (Didelphis albiventris) captured in a remnant of the Atlantic Forest in northeast Brazil. The bacterium was cultured from a milk sample by using sheep blood and Levine agars. Phenotyping of S aureus was performed with coagulase… (More)

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@article{Siqueira2010StaphylococcusAM, title={Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in a white-eared opossum (Didelphis albiventris) in the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil.}, author={Daniel Siqueira and Filipe M A{\'e}ssio and Rinaldo Aparecido Mota and Maria Fernanda Vianna Marvulo and J F Mauffrey and Sandra Monteiro and R. Cabrai Farias and Ricardo Cunha and Rafael Luis Henrique Oliveira and Tatiana Costa Souza and Elizabeth Sampaio de Medeiros and Jean Carlos Ramos da Silva}, journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians}, year={2010}, volume={41 3}, pages={526-9} }