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Questions and answers around MRSA in pigs

A rapidly increasing number of news items and studies have been spent on the emergence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pigs. Although not being a direct threat to pig herds, MRSA has become a topical issue for pig producers. Pig Progress endeavours to answer some of the most relevant questions.


Source: Volume 24, No. 8

Keywords: UK, penicillin, staphylococcus, MRSA, hospitals, nose

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Pig Progress, volume 24, no.8 2008

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