Draft genome sequences of nine livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 5 isolates from humans with long-term swine contact

Samantha J. Hau, Darrell O. Bayles, David P. Alt, Peter R. Davies, Jisun S. Haan, Tracy L. Nicholson

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Abstract

Humans have been found to harbor livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) isolates. LA-MRSA isolates are considered adapted to colonizing livestock and less pathogenic in humans than their hospital- and community-acquired counterparts. Here, we present nine LA-MRSA sequence type 5 isolates from veterinarians with long-term swine contact.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere01079-17
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume5
Issue number41
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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Funding Information:
Funding for this research was provided by the USDA Agricultural Research Service and the National Pork Board. S.J.H. is supported by the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Iowa State University. Funding sources did not impact study design, data collection, data analysis, decisions on publication, or preparation of the manuscript. Mention of trade names or commercial products in this article is solely for the purpose of providing specific information and does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

Funding Information:
Funding for this research was provided by the USDA Agricultural Research Service and the National Pork Board. S.J.H. is supported by the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Iowa State University.

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© 2017 by the American Society for Microbiology.

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