SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Agustín, A., Carramiñana, J., Rota, C. and Herrera, A. (2005) Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella spp. from pigs at slaughter in Spain in 1993 and 2001. Lett Appl Microbiol 41, 3944.
  • van Belkum, A., Melles, D.C., Snijders, S.V., van Leeuwen, W.B., Wertheim, H.F., Nouwen, J.L., Verbrugh, H.A. and Etienne, J. (2006) Clonal distribution and differential occurrence of the enterotoxin gene cluster, egc, in carriage- versus bacteremia-associated isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. J Clin Microbiol 44, 15551557.
  • Bonness, S., Szekat, C., Novak, N. and Bierbaum, G. (2008) Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from atopic patients revealing presence of similar strains in isolates from children and their parents. J Clin Microbiol 46, 456461.
  • Boost, M.V., Donoghue, M.M.O. and James, A. (2008) Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus carriage among dogs and their owners. Epidemiol Infect 136, 953964.
  • Borghi, E., Cainarca, M., Sciota, R., Biassoni, C. and Morace, G. (2010) Molecular picture of community- and healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus circulating in a teaching hospital in Milan. Scand J Infect Dis 42, 873878.
  • Brakstad, O.G., Aasbakk, K. and Maeland, J.A. (1992) Detection of Staphylococcus aureus by polymerase chain reaction amplification of the nuc gene. J Clin Microbiol 30, 16541660.
  • Chen, L., Mediavilla, J.R., Oliveira, D.C., Willey, B.M., de Lencastre, H. and Kreiswirth, B.N. (2009) Multiplex real-time PCR for rapid staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing. J Clin Microbiol 47, 36923706.
  • Chiang, Y.C., Liao, W.W., Fan, C.M., Pai, W.Y., Chiou, C.S. and Tsen, H.Y. (2008) PCR detection of staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEs) N, O, P, Q, R, U, and survey of SE types in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from food-poisoning cases in Taiwan. Int J Food Microbiol 121, 6673.
  • Chua, K., Laurent, F., Coombs, G., Grayson, M.L. and Howden, B.P. (2011) Not community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)! A clinician’s guide to community MRSA - its evolving antimicrobial resistance and implications for therapy. Clin Infect Dis 52, 99114.
  • CLSI (2007) Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Seventeenth Informational Supplement, Document M100-S17. Wayne, PA, USA: Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.
  • Cuny, C., Friedrich, A., Kozytska, S., Layer, F., Nübel, U., Ohlsen, K., Strommenger, B., Walther, B. et al. (2010) Emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in different animal species. Int J Med Microbiol 300, 109117.
  • Enright, M.C., Day, N.P.J., Davis, C.E., Peacock, S.J. and Spratt, B.G. (2000) Multilocus sequence typing for characterization of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible clones of Staphylococcus aureus. J Clin Microbiol 38, 10081015.
  • Hamdan-Partida, A., Sainz-Espuñes, T. and Bustos-Martínez, J. (2010) Characterization and persistence of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from the anterior nares and throats of healthy carriers in a Mexican community. J Clin Microbiol 48, 17011705.
  • Higuchi, W., Takano, T., Teng, L. and Yamamoto, J. (2008) Structure and specific detection of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type VII. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 377, 752756.
  • Hirose, M., Kobayashi, N., Ghosh, S., Paul, S.K., Shen, T., Urushibara, N., Kawaguchiya, M., Shinagawa, M. et al. (2010) Identification of staphylocoagulase genotypes I-X and discrimination of type IV and V subtypes by multiplex PCR assay for clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Jpn J Infect Dis 63, 257263.
  • Hsieh, J.M., Chen, R.S., Tsai, T.Y., Pan, T.M. and Chou, C.C. (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of livestock oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Vet Microbiol 126, 234242.
  • Ishino, K., Tsuchizaki, N., Ishikawa, J. and Hotta, K. (2007) Usefulness of PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism typing of the coagulase gene to discriminate arbekacin-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains. J Clin Microbiol 45, 607609.
  • Jarraud, S., Peyrat, M.A., Lim, A., Tristan, A., Bes, M., Mougel, C., Etienne, J., Vandenesch, F. et al. (2001) egc, a highly prevalent operon of enterotoxin gene, forms a putative nursery of superantigens in Staphylococcus aureus. J Immunol 166, 669677.
  • Katayama, Y., Ito, T. and Hiramatsu, K. (2000) A new class of genetic element Staphylococcus cassette chromosome mec encodes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44, 15491555.
  • Lämmler, C.H., Kneden, X., Annemüller, C., Wolter, W. and Zschöck, M. (2000) Molecular analysis of virulence factors of Staphylococcus aureus from bovine subclinical mastitis. Symposium Immunology of Ruminant Mammary Gland, Stresa, pp. 326330.
  • Larkin, E.A., Carman, R.J., Krakauer, T. and Stiles, B.G. (2009) Staphylococcus aureus: the toxic presence of a pathogen extraordinaire. Curr Med Chem 16, 40034019.
  • Le Loir, Y., Baron, F. and Gautier, M. (2003) Staphylococcus aureus and food poisoning. Genet Mol Res 2, 6376.
  • Lilenbaum, W., Nunes, E.L. and Azeredo, M.A. (1998) Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of staphylococci isolated from the skin surface of clinically normal cats. Lett Appl Microbiol 27, 224228.
  • Loeffler, A., Pfeiffer, D.U., Lindsay, J.A., Magalhães, R.J. and Lloyd, D.H. (2010) Prevalence of and risk factors for MRSA carriage in companion animals: a survey of dogs, cats and horses. Epidemiol Infect 14, 110.
  • McDougal, L.K., Steward, C.D., Killgore, G.E., Chaitram, J.M., McAllister, S.K. and Tenover, F.C. (2003) Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the United States: establishing a national database. J Clin Microbiol 41, 51135120.
  • Milheiriço, C., Oliveira, D.C. and de Lencastre, H. (2007) Update to the multiplex PCR strategy for assignment of mec element types in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51, 33743377.
  • Mizumachi, E., Kato, F., Hisatsune, J., Tsuruda, K., Uehara, Y., Seo, H. and Sugai, M. (2011) Clonal distribution of enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus on handles of handheld shopping baskets in supermarkets. J Appl Microbiol 110, 562567.
  • Monday, S.R. and Bohach, G.A. (1999) Use of multiplex PCR to detect classical and newly described pyrogenic toxin genes in staphylococcal isolates. J Clin Microbiol 37, 34113414.
  • Moon, J.S., Lee, A.R., Kang, H.M., Lee, E.S., Joo, Y.S., Park, Y.H., Kim, M.N. and Koo, H.C. (2007) Antibiogram and coagulase diversity in staphylococcal enterotoxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus from bovine mastitis. J Dairy Sci 90, 17161724.
  • Morgan, M. (2008) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and animals: zoonosis or humanosis? J Antimicrob Chemother 62, 11811187.
  • Mørk, T., Kvitle, B., Mathisen, T. and Jørgensen, H.J. (2010) Bacteriological and molecular investigations of Staphylococcus aureus in dairy goats. Vet Microbiol 141, 134141.
  • Nashev, D., Toshkova, K., Bizeva, L., Akineden, O., Lämmler, C. and Zschöck, M. (2007) Distribution of enterotoxin genes among carriage- and infection-associated isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Lett Appl Microbiol 45, 681685.
  • Omoe, K., Ishikawa, M., Shimoda, Y., Hu, D.L. and Ueda, S. (2002) Detection of seg, seh, and sei genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolates and determination of the enterotoxin productivities of S. aureus isolates harbouring seg, seh, or sei genes. J Clin Microbiol 40, 857862.
  • Ono, H.K., Omoe, K., Imanishi, K., Iwakabe, Y., Hu, D.L., Kato, H., Saito, N., Nakane, A. et al. (2008) Identification and characterization of two novel staphylococcal enterotoxins, types S and T. Infect Immun 76, 49995005.
  • Saei, H.D., Ahmadi, M., Mardani, K. and Batavani, R.A. (2009) Molecular typing of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bovine mastitis based on polymorphism of the coagulase gene in the north west of Iran. Vet Microbiol 137, 202206.
  • Sakai, F., Takemoto, A., Watanabe, S., Aoyama, K., Ohkubo, T., Yanahira, S., Igarashi, H., Kozaki, S. et al. (2008) Multiplex PCRs for the assignments of staphylocoagulase types and subtypes of type VI staphylocoagulase. J Microbiol Methods 75, 312317.
  • Sakoulas, G., Gold, H.S., Venkataraman, L., DeGirolami, P.C., Eliopoulos, G.M. and Qian, Q. (2001) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: comparison of susceptibility testing methods and analysis of mecA-positive susceptible strains. J Clin Microbiol 39, 39463951.
  • Shimizu, A., Fujita, M., Igarashi, H., Takagi, M., Nagase, N., Sasaki, A. and Kawano, J. (2000) Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus coagulase type VII isolates from staphylococcal food poisoning outbreaks (1980–1995) in Tokyo, Japan, by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. J Clin Microbiol 38, 37463749.
  • Smith, J.L., Buchanan, R.L. and Palumbo, S.A. (1983) Effect of food environment on staphylococcal enterotoxin synthesis: a review. J Food Prot 46, 545555.
  • Smyth, D.S., Hartigan, P.J., Meaney, W.J., Fitzgerald, J.R., Deobald, C.F., Bohach, G.A. and Smyth, C.J. (2005) Superantigen genes encoded by the egc cluster and SaPIbov are predominant among Staphylococcus aureus isolates from cows, goats, sheep, rabbits and poultry. J Med Microbiol 54, 401411.
  • Subedi, A., Ubeda, C., Adhikari, R.P., Penadés, J.R. and Novick, R.P. (2007) Sequence analysis reveals genetic exchanges and intraspecific spread of SaPI2, a pathogenicity island involved in menstrual toxic shock. Microbiology 153, 32353245.
  • Tavares, D.A., Sá-Leão, R., Miragaia, M. and de Lencastre, H. (2010) Large screening of CA-MRSA among Staphylococcus aureus colonizing healthy young children living in two areas (urban and rural) of Portugal. BMC Infect Dis 10, 110117.
  • Vandenesch, F., Naimi, T., Enright, M.C., Lina, G., Nimmo, G.R., Heffernan, H., Liassine, N., Bes, M. et al. (2003) Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes: worldwide emergence. Emerg Infect Dis 9, 978984.
  • Varshney, A.K., Mediavilla, J.R., Robiou, N., Guh, A., Wang, X., Gialanella, P., Levi, M.H., Kreiswirth, B.N. et al. (2009) Diverse enterotoxin gene profiles among clonal complexes of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the Bronx, New York. Appl Environ Microbiol 75, 68396849.
  • Wang, S.J., Chow, L.W. and Wu, M.J. (2002) Multiplex PCR for the simultaneous detection of the SEA, SEB, SED, and SEE genes of enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus. J Food Drug Anal 10, 164169.
  • Wang, J.T., Liao, C.H., Fang, C.T., Chie, W.C., Lai, M.S., Lauderdale, T.L., Lee, W.S., Huang, J.H. et al. (2009) Prevalence of and risk factors for colonization by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among adults in community settings in Taiwan. J Clin Microbiol 7, 29572963.
  • Wertheim, H.F., Melles, D.C., Vos, M.C., van Leeuwen, W., van Belkum, A., Verbrugh, H.A. and Nouwen, J.L. (2005) The role of nasal carriage in Staphylococcus aureus infections. Lancet Infect Dis 5, 751762.