Assessment of the Public Health significance of meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in animals and foods

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Article
Panel on Biological Hazards
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.993
Panel Members
Olivier Andreoletti, Herbert Budka, Sava Buncic, Pierre Colin, John D Collins, Aline De Koeijer, John Griffin, Arie Havelaar, James Hope, Günter Klein, Hilde Kruse, Simone Magnino, Antonio, Martínez López, James McLauchlin, Christophe Nguyen-The, Karsten Noeckler, Birgit Noerrung, Miguel Prieto Maradona, Terence Roberts, Ivar Vågsholm, Emmanuel Vanopdenbosch
Acknowledgements

The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Group for
the preparation of this opinion: F. Aarestrup (representing the CRL for antimicrobial
resistance), B. Catry (representing the SAGAM group from EMEA), A. Havelaar, J. Hartung,
N. Leonard, J. Lindsay, J. McLauchlin (Chair of WG), D. Monnet (representing ECDC), C.
Torres, J. Wagenaar, C. Willis, W. Witte.

Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-300
Adopted
5 March 2009
Published in the EFSA Journal
27 March 2009
Last Updated
26 November 2009. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

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Keywords
MRSA, meticillin, antimicrobial resistance, farm animals, pets, companion animals