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Apr 15, 2011

Apr 15, 2011

Resistant S aureus found in raw meat, poultry

(CIDRAP News) – Scientists report that they found the common pathogen Staphylococus aureus on close to half of 136 raw meat and poultry samples from five US cities and that more than half of the isolates were resistant to several antibiotics, but they say the public health significance of the findings is not clear.

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