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dc.contributor.authorWimonrat Tanomsridachchaien_US
dc.contributor.authorKanjana Changkaewen_US
dc.contributor.authorRuchirada Changkwanyeunen_US
dc.contributor.authorWatsawan Prapasawaten_US
dc.contributor.authorApiradee Intarapuken_US
dc.contributor.authorYukari Fukushimaen_US
dc.contributor.authorNattapong Yamasamiten_US
dc.contributor.authorThoko Flav Kapalamulaen_US
dc.contributor.authorChie Nakajimaen_US
dc.contributor.authorOrasa Suthienkulen_US
dc.contributor.authorYasuhiko Suzukien_US
dc.contributor.otherHokkaido Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherThammasat Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherMahanakorn University of Technologyen_US
dc.identifier.citationAntibiotics. Vol.10, No.2 (2021), 1-12en_US
dc.description.abstract© 2021 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been a major public health con-cern in humans. Among MRSA, livestock-associated (LA)-MRSA strains have always been associated with exposure to livestock or their products and have emerged in different countries globally. Although studies have identified LA-MRSA from healthy pigs and pork in Thailand, prevalence in slaughtered pigs is still unknown. In addition, there are few reports on the epidemiology and molecular characteristics of LA-MRSA in Thailand. Hence, this is the first report investigating the epidemiology and molecular characteristics of MRSA in individual slaughtered pigs and pork in Thai-land. A total of 204 nasal swab and 116 retailed pork samples were collected from three slaughterhouses and four fresh markets, respectively. Individual samples were used for screening for MRSA and obtained isolates were examined for drug-resistance profiling for 12 antimicrobial agents of 10 drug classes. In addition, SCCmec typing and multi-locus sequence typing were conducted to obtain genotype profiles. MRSA were isolated from 11 and 52 nasal swab and pork samples, respectively. The prevalence was significantly higher in the pork than in the nasal swab samples (p-value < 0.05). A high prevalence of ST9-SCCmecIX and ST398-SCCmecV with high-level antimicrobial resistance from markets and slaughterhouses indicated the spreading of MRSA with these genotypes in the Thai swine processing chains and suggested the need for further investigation to determine a con-trol.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.subjectImmunology and Microbiologyen_US
dc.subjectPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceuticsen_US
dc.titleAntimicrobial resistance and molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus isolated from slaughtered pigs and pork in the central region of Thailanden_US
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