What is it about?
This is the first report on the detection of a livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain harboring the mecC gene variant in Brazil.
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Why is it important?
The genomic features indicate that the strain is of bovine origin but harbors a repertory of virulence and multidrug resistance genes, including the potential to produce enterotoxin A.
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This page is a summary of: First report of a livestock‐associated methicillin‐resistant
ST126 harbouring the
variant in Brazil, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, August 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/tbed.13771.
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