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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Veterinary Personnel

Beth A. Hanselman*Comments to Author , Steve A. Kruth*, Joyce Rousseau*, Donald E. Low†, Barbara M. Willey†, Allison McGeer†, and J. Scott Weese*
Author affiliations: *Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; †Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Table 2

Antimicrobial susceptibility of MRSA isolates recovered from veterinary conference attendees, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 3–5, 2005*

Mupirocin Erythromycin Ciprofloxacin Tetracycline Gentamicin Rifampin TMP/SMX
CMRSA-2 13 13 (100) 1 (7.7) 2 (15) 13 (100) 12 (92) 13 (100) 13 (100)
CMRSA-5 13 13 (100) 6 (46) 12 (92) 2 (15) 3 (23) 8 (62) 3 (23)
Other 1 0 0 0 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100)
Total 27 26 (96) 7 (26) 14 (52) 16 (59) 16 (59) 22 (81) 17 (63)

*MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; TMP/SMX, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; CMRSA, Canadian epidemic MRSA.

*MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; TMP/SMX, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; CMRSA, Canadian epidemic MRSA.

*MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; TMP/SMX, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; CMRSA, Canadian epidemic MRSA.

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