MRSA strain may spread via contaminated poultry meat

MRSA strain may spread via contaminated poultry meat

A NEW study offers strong evidence that a novel form of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can spread to people through consumption or handling of contaminated poultry.

The research, published online Sept. 21 in Clinical Infectious Diseases, shows that poultry may be a source of human exposure to MRSA, which can cause serious infections and even death.

MRSA is often found in chickens, pigs and o

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