Academic researchers and media researchers may be interested to follow up the following articles which reference the issue of MRSA and animals
1. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from companion animals. Rich M & L Roberts. The Veterinary Record. March 6, 2004.
2. Identification of healthcare-associated MRSA in Companion animals. Companion animals and MRSA: a potential reservoir? Kearns AM, Rich M, Roberts L, Cookson BD & Holmes A. 11th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal infections. Charleston, USA, October 2004.
3. Methicillin-resistant staphylococci isolated from animals. Rich M, Roberts L & A Kearns. Veterinary Microbiology 105 (2005) 313-314.
4. Clindamycin-resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated form animals (Letter). Rich M & L Roberts. The Veterinary Record. February 12, 2005.
5. Staphylococci in animals: prevalence, identification and antimicrobial susceptibility, with an emphasis on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. (Review). Rich M. Br J Bo[Rich, Mick] i med Sic 2005; 62(2). In press.
6. Clindamycin-resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from animals. Rich M, Dighton L and Roberts L. Veterinary Microbiology. 2005. In Press.