Clonal diversity of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus from South Australian wallabies

Michelle Chen, Stefan Monecke, Melissa Brown

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    Abstract

    Seven methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus nasal isolates from apparently healthy captive and wild wallabies were characterised by DNA microarray and antibiotic susceptibility assays. Isolates were found to belong to uncommon clonal complexes including those previously associated with birds, pigs and humans.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)31-32
    Number of pages2
    JournalOnehealth
    Volume2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016

    Keywords

    • DNA microarray
    • Healthy wildlife
    • Macropods
    • MSSA
    • StaphyType

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