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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Veterinary Doctors and Students, the Netherlands

Mireille Wulf*Comments to Author , Arie van Nes†, Andrea Eikelenboom-Boskamp*, Janneke de Vries*, Willem Melchers*, Corné H. Klaassen‡, and Andreas Voss*‡
Author affiliations: *Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; †Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands; ‡Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

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Table 2

Characteristics and type of animal contact of MRSA carriers, the Netherlands*

Case Sex Profession Pigs Cows Horses Sheep Companion animals
1 F Student X X ?
2 F Student X X X ?
3 M Veterinarian X X X X X
4 M Veterinarian X X X X
5 M Veterinarian X X X
6 M Veterinarian X X X

*MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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