Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Pigs with Exudative Epidermitis
|Sample source||No. investigated||Sample site (no.)||Farm||No. MRSA-positive pigs or persons*||MRSA-positive sample site (no.)||Resistance pattern†|
|Piglets||6||Skin (4) Nares (5)||A||6||Skin (4) and/or nares (4)||TKG or TKGTyLE|
|Sow||1||Nares (1)||A||1‡||Nares||TKG or TKGTyLE|
|Students||2||Nares (2), throat (2)||A||1||Nares||TKG|
|Gilts||10||Nares (10)||B||8||Nares||TKG or TKGTyLE|
|Weanlings||12||Nares (12)||B||12||Nares||TKG or TKGTyLE|
*For some, >1 positive sample or 2 types of MRSA were obtained from the same pig or person.
†T, tetracycline; K, kanamycin; G, gentamicin; Ty, tylosin; L, lincomycin; E, erythromycin; all isolates were also resistant to ampicillin.
‡2 isolates with different resistance patterns.
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