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- Landén, Annica, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Acta veterinaria scandinavica 2012 v.54 no.1 pp. 775
- risk; Staphylococcus aureus; monitoring; hospitals; enzymes; space and time; surveys; surgery; pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; outbreak investigation; anti-infective agents; screening; horses; Sweden
- ... BACKGROUND: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in animals is a rare finding in Sweden. In horses, MRSA was first detected in a screening survey in 2007. In 2008, six clinical cases occurred in an equine hospital, indicating an outbreak. METHOD: All MRSA isolates detected, 11 spa-type t011 and one t064 (n = 12), in infected horses (n = 10) and screening of horses (n = 2) in Sweden f ...
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