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Assessment of the Public Health significance of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in animals and foods


  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

  • Panel members: Olivier Andreoletti, Herbert Budka, Sava Buncic, Pierre Colin, John D Collins, Aline De Koeijer, John Griffin, Arie Havelaar, James Hope, Günter Klein, Hilde Kruse, Simone Magnino, Antonio, Martínez López, James McLauchlin, Christophe Nguyen-The, Karsten Noeckler, Birgit Noerrung, Miguel Prieto Maradona, Terence Roberts, Ivar Vågsholm, Emmanuel Vanopdenbosch
  • Acknowledgement: The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Group for the preparation of this opinion: F. Aarestrup (representing the CRL for antimicrobial resistance), B. Catry (representing the SAGAM group from EMEA), A. Havelaar, J. Hartung, N. Leonard, J. Lindsay, J. McLauchlin (Chair of WG), D. Monnet (representing ECDC), C. Torres, J. Wagenaar, C. Willis, W. Witte.
  • Adoption date: 5 March 2009
  • Published date: 27 March 2009
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2008-300