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J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Apr;49(4):1679-80. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02469-10. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between human and hamster.

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  • 1North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, 4700 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27605, USA. jmferrei@ncsu.edu

Abstract

Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between humans and animals is increasingly recognized. We newly document that the transmission of MRSA between human and hamster is possible.

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