What is it about?
Staphylococcus aureus which are resistant to methicillin (antibiotic) are generally regarded as "MRSA". Presence of MRSA in almost all the environments has been detected. We checked the presence of MRSA in fish samples. We also studied the list of antibiotics which these MRSA are resistant to.
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Why is it important?
Our study observed the presence of MRSA in fish samples. We also found that these MRSA isolates are pathogenic to humans. Thus, consuming these fishes (carrying MRSA) without proper cooking can lead to health complications.
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This page is a summary of: Whole‐genome sequence analysis of
from retail fish acknowledged the incidence of highly virulent
/t1309, an emerging Indian clone, in Assam, India, Environmental Microbiology Reports, November 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.13024.
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