Livestock Density as Risk Factor for Livestock-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, the Netherlands
Beth J. Feingold , Ellen K. Silbergeld, Frank C. Curriero, Brigite A.G.L. van Cleef, Max E.O.C. Heck, and Jan A.J.W. Kluytmans
Author affiliations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (B.J. Feingold, E.K. Silbergeld, F.C. Curriero); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (B.A.G.L. van Cleef, M.E.O.C. Heck); and Amphia Hospital, Breda, the Netherlands; and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (B.A.G.L. van Cleef, J.A.J.W. Kluytmans)
Figure 2. . . . A) Spatial intensity of case-patients with livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA); B) spatial Intensity of controls with typeable MRSA (T-MRSA); and C) calculated spatial odds for LA-MRSA compared with those for T-MRSA, the Netherlands, 2003–2005.
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