Antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread to pigs by workers
Genetic evidence finds source of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus in Norwegian pig herds.
Research has found that pig farm workers likely spread methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to swine in Norway. Scientists observed signs of the human-to-pig infection while working on a campaign to stamp out MRSA in Norway.
The researchers asserted that disease-prevention programs like Norway’s could reduce the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria…