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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2016

Authors: Larsen, J; Stegger, M; Andersen, PS; Petersen, A; Larsen, AR; Westh, H; Agersø, Y; Fetsch, A; Kraushaar, B; Käsbohrer, A; Feβler, AT; Schwarz, S; Cuny, C; Witte, W; Butaye, P; Denis, O; Haenni, M; Madec, JY; Jouy, E; Laurent, F; Battisti, A; Franco, A; Alba, P; Mammina, C; Pantosti, A; Monaco, M; Wagenaar, JA; de Boer, E; van Duijkeren, E; Heck, M; Domínguez, L; Torres, C; Zarazaga, M; Price, LB; Skov, RL

Title: Evidence for Human Adaptation and Foodborne Transmission of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Source: Clin Infect Dis. 2016; 63(10):1349-1352

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Käsbohrer Annemarie

We investigated the evolution and epidemiology of a novel livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain, which colonizes and infects urban-dwelling Danes even without a Danish animal reservoir. Genetic evidence suggests both poultry and human adaptation, with poultry meat implicated as a probable source.

Keywords Pubmed: Adult
DNA, Bacterial/genetics
Food Microbiology
Foodborne Diseases/microbiology*
Infant, Newborn
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus/genetics*
Middle Aged
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide/genetics
Retrospective Studies
Staphylococcal Infections*/microbiology
Staphylococcal Infections*/transmission
Staphylococcal Infections*/veterinary

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