Prevalence of Mupirocin Resistance in Staphylococcus pseudintermedius
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In the United States, veterinary use of mupirocin is primarily limited to the treatment of canine pyoderma caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP). In this study, only 1 of 581 S. pseudintermedius isolates tested was resistant to mupirocin and carried the high-level mupirocin resistance gene, ileS2, on a plasmid.
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Godbeer, S. M., Gold, R. M., & Lawhon, S. D.