Self-reported methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in USA pork producers.

Kerry R Leedom Larson 1, Tara C Smith 2, Kelley J Donham 2
1 - Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.
2 -
Ann Agric Environ Med
2010; 17 (2):
ICID: 983130
 
 
Pork producers selected from the National Pork Board`s producer database were surveyed. Five (3.7%) reported being diagnosed with a MRSA infection. Risk factors related to swine farm biosecurity were examined. None were statistically significant predictors of MRSA infection.
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