Topics

MRSA CC398 recovered from wild boar harboring new SCCmec type IV J3 variant.

08:00 EDT 10th March 2020 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "MRSA CC398 recovered from wild boar harboring new SCCmec type IV J3 variant."

A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 was recovered from a wild female boar (Sus scrofa) in the north of Portugal, in 2013 (Sousa et al. 2017). Whole genome sequencing (WGS) revealed this strain carries a new variant of a mecA-containing staphylococcal chromosomal gene cassette (SCCmec) type IV with an uncommon J3 region. WGS studies can facilitate surveillance and provide more detailed characterization of bacterial clones circulating in the wild, reinforcing the need for a one health perspective to better understand and control antimicrobial resistance.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: The Science of the total environment
ISSN: 1879-1026
Pages: 137845

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [3654 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

High prevalence of multidrug resistant S. aureus-CC398 and frequent detection of enterotoxin genes among non-CC398 S. aureus from pig-derived food in Spain.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CC398 is a livestock-associated (LA) lineage, mainly detected in swine. Its dissemination via the food-chain could be a food-safety issue. This work ...

Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant in Korea: antimicrobial resistance and molecular characteristics of LA-MRSA strains isolated from pigs, pig farmers, and farm environment.

The emergence of livestock-associated (LA)-methicillin-resistant (MRSA) in livestock animal has become a significant zoonotic concern. In the present study, we investigated nationwide prevalence of L...

Methicillin-Resistant CC398 in Purulent Lesions of Piglets and Fattening Pigs in Portugal.

Methicillin-resistant (MRSA) is an important clinical problem. In 2005, a livestock-associated MRSA clone was described, named CC398, being mostly associated with pigs, and causing colonization and i...

Antimicrobial resistance phenotypes and genotypes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 isolates from Spanish hospitals.

Livestock-associated (LA) methicillin-resistant Staphyloccoccus aureus (MRSA) of lineage CC398 is an emerging clone causing human infections, although they are most commonly found in pigs. The aim of ...

African Swine Fever in wild boar, South Korea, 2019.

South Korea is the only Asian country where African swine fever (ASF) is spreading in wild boar (Sus scrofa) populations. This rapid communication describes the situation of ASF in South Korea since i...

Clinical Trials [621 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Epidemiology and Prevention of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Transmission in the Community

The overall goal of this project is to elucidate the epidemiology of MRSA transmission in the community and test an intervention to prevent MRSA transmission in this setting.

Apatinib Plus Docetaxel as 2nd Line Treatment in Patients With Advanced Lung Adenocarcinoma Harboring Wild-type EGFR

The purpose of this study is to confirm the safety of Apatinib at a dose level up to 750 mg/d with standard therapy of docetaxel (60 mg/m²) in advanced lung adenocarcinoma patients harbor...

Tracing MRSA in Households With Patients Infected With CA-MRSA by WGS

From the 1980s to the late 1990s, highly toxic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains (called community-associated [CA] MRSA) appeared in the community. Although the pr...

Hospital Acquired and Community Acquired MRSA in GI Lab

Hospital acquired and community acquired methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) has become an important health issue for in recent years. Up to two thirds of patients that are hospital...

Prospective Study of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Among HIV-Infected Persons

This study will prospectively evaluate the prevalence and incidence (over a two year period) of MRSA colonization and infection among HIV-infected military beneficiaries to determine predi...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Diseases of domestic swine and of the wild boar of the genus Sus.

Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.

An order of insects comprising the chewing lice or biting lice, many of which are parasitic on wild birds and domestic fowl and on wild and domestic mammals. Suborders include Amblycera and Ischnocera.

The metaphysical doctrine that the functions and processes of life are due to a vital principle distinct from physicochemical forces and that the laws of physics and chemistry alone cannot explain life functions and processes. Vitalism is opposed to mechanistic materialism. The belief was that matter was divided into two classes based on behavior with respect to heat: organic and inorganic. Inorganic material could be melted but could always be recovered by removing the heat source. Organic compounds changed form upon heating and could not be recovered by removing the heat source. The proposed explanation for the difference between organic and inorganic compounds was the Vitalism Theory, which stated that inorganic materials did not contain the "vital force" of life.

The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Public Health
Alternative Medicine Cleft Palate Complementary & Alternative Medicine Congenital Diseases Dentistry Ear Nose & Throat Food Safety Geriatrics Healthcare Hearing Medical Devices MRSA Muscular Dyst...

Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...

DNA sequencing
DNA sequencing is the process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule. During DNA sequencing, the bases of a small fragment of DNA are sequentially identified from signals emitted as each fragment is re-synthesized from a ...


Searches Linking to this Article