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Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Dec;10(12):2235-7.

Human-to-dog transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands. E.duijkeren@vet.uu.nl

Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was cultured from the nose of a healthy dog whose owner was colonized with MRSA while she worked in a Dutch nursing home. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and typing of the staphylococcal chromosome cassette mec (SCCmec) region showed that both MRSA strains were identical.

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15663871
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PMC3323405
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10.3201/eid1012.040387
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