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A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

Scarlett
- 2095 days ago - sciam.com
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
Animal-to-Human MRSA Has Researchers Worried
Health & Wellness  (tags: MRSA, animals, pets, humans, Staphylococcus aureus, risks, warning, research, health, illness, disease, protection, prevention )

John (Aqu
- 2412 days ago - newsinferno.com
Researchers are beginning to see MRSA in family pets, which has slowed healing in some MRSA-afflicted pet owners. Suspicions about animal-to-human MRSA transmission are being raised this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.
   

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