Evidence for Human Adaptation and Foodborne Transmission of Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Jesper Larsen, Marc Stegger, Paal S. Andersen, Andreas Petersen, Anders R. Larsen, Henrik Westh, Yvonne Agersø, Alexandra Fetsch, Britta Kraushaar, Annemarie Käsbohrer, Andrea T. Feβler, Stefan Schwarz, Christiane Cuny, Wolfgang Witte, Patrick Butaye, Olivier Denis, Marisa Haenni, Jean-Yves Madec, Eric Jouy, Frederic Laurent, Antonio Battisti, Alessia Franco, Patricia Alba, Caterina Mammina & Robert L. Skov
We investigated the evolution and epidemiology of a novel livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain, which colonizes and infects urban-dwelling Danes even without a Danish animal reservoir. Genetic evidence suggests both poultry and human adaptation, with poultry meat implicated as a probable source.
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