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Strict isolation of infected pets is probably excessive.

General infection control practices (e.g. hand washing after contact with the animal, avoiding contact with the infected site, limiting contact overall) are probably adequate. If you have members of your household with weakened immune systems – including infants or elderly individuals – and have concerns talk to your health practitioners. If need be, let us liaise with them and our experts to get you further advice.

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Viruses vs Bacteria

The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&hellip

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Bugs Explained

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is only one of a number of bacteria that can be resistant to lots of different antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively common finding in long-standing [&hellip

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MRSA in Farm Animals

In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

How we have Helped

In November of 2008, our 2 year old yellow lab, Heisman, was diagnosed with a torn cruciate ligament in her right leg. After extensive research about the options before us, [&hellip

Gwen – Heisman

Jill and her organization was a wonderful source of information and provided a great support system for me. They provide information about MRSA and advice about what I should do [&hellip

Carol – Haley

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