Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 2021 Aug 28;79:101697. Epub 2021 Aug 28.
Department of Animal Science, College for Agricultural Sciences, Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB), Rod. PB079 Km12, s/n, 58397-000, Areia, PB, Brazil; Global One Health Initiative (GOHi), The Ohio State University, 43210, Columbus, OH, USA. Electronic address:
Methicillin resistance mediated by the mecA gene in Staphylococcus aureus, also known as "true MRSA", is typically associated with high oxacillin MIC values (≥8 mg/L). Because non-mecA-mediated oxacillin resistant S. aureus phenotypes can also cause hard-to-treat diseases in humans, their misidentification as methicillin-susceptible S. Read More