The Prevalence of Antibiotic-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage among Industrial Hog Operation Workers, Community Residents, and Children Living in Their Households: North Carolina, USA

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BACKGROUND Antibiotic use in industrial hog operations (IHOs) can support the emergence of antibiotic-resistant (ABR) Staphylococcus aureus. The extent of ABR S. aureus exposure in IHO workers and children living in their households remains unclear. OBJECTIVE We investigated ABR S. aureus nasal carriage prevalence among adults with versus without… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/EHP35

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@inproceedings{Hatcher2016ThePO, title={The Prevalence of Antibiotic-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage among Industrial Hog Operation Workers, Community Residents, and Children Living in Their Households: North Carolina, USA}, author={Sarah M. Hatcher and Sarah M. Rhodes and Jill Stewart and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld and Nora Pisanic and Jesper Larsen and Sharon Y. Jiang and Amanda Krosche and Devon C Hall and Karen Carroll and Christopher D Heaney}, booktitle={Environmental health perspectives}, year={2016} }