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

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ferreira, JP; Fowler, VG; Correa, MT; Lyman, R; Ruffin, F; Anderson, KL

Published Date

  • April 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1679 - 1680

PubMed ID

  • 21325561

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3122837

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.02469-10

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States