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- Ismail, Arshad, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2019 v.670 pp. 704-716
- antibiotic resistance; antibiotic resistance genes; farm labor; farm to fork; farms; food chain; genetic relationships; genomics; humans; methicillin; methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; multiple drug resistance; phenotype; phylogeny; plasmids; poultry; poultry production; sequence analysis; slaughterhouses; transposons; South Africa
- ... This study detected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates circulating in poultry and farm workers at an intensive poultry production system in uMgungundlovu, South Africa and established the genetic relatedness and characteristics of the isolates using whole genome sequencing (WGS). A total of 145 S. aureus were isolated from poultry (120) and occupational workers (25) in the ...