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MRSA in dogs: Fighting for dogs like Bella

Last month, the long-running topic of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) made national headlines when David Cameron announced a review of the UK antibiotics market. While the news was broadly welcomed by those working in human and animal medicine, many were also keen to point out the bigger picture on AMR, how bacteria will constantly evolve to be resistant and how the real solution lay in a joint fightback by all healthcare professionals – whatever species they treat.

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MRSA in Pigs

In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&hellip

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How Bacteria are Spread

Humans and animals all carry their own specialised colonies of bacteria. These are generally harmless in the normal course of events and serve to prevent the growth of alien bacteria [&hellip

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MRSP

What are MRSP and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius? Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a bacterium that is commonly found on the skin or in the nose or intestinal tract of 50% of more of [&hellip

How we have Helped

Atlas joined our family in August 2013 as a foster dog. He is a senior German Shepherd Dog who was pulled off the Euthanasia List at our County Shelter. When [&hellip

Atlas

The support I have received from Jill @ pets-mrsa has been invaluable. Through her I have been helped and given advice from several top veterinary surgeons and microbiologists. My dog [&hellip

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