Emergence of MRSA infections in horses in a veterinary hospital : strain characterisation and comparison with MRSA from humans

Publié le 1 Mars 2006
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become an emerging public health problem worldwide, no longer only associated with healthcare-associated infections. With the exception of some recent reports concerning infections in cats, dogs and horses, infections with MRSA in companion animals have been infrequently reported. Here we submit findings for MRSA infections in horses in a central European university veterinary hospital. (R.A.)

Auteur : Cuny C, Kuemmerle J, Stanek C, Willey B, Strommenger B, Witte W
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2006, vol. 11, n°. 1-3, p. 44-7