Emergence of livestock-associated MRSA bloodstream infections in Denmark

14-Jul-2017 (2 years 4 months 21 days ago)
Livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal complex 398 (LA-MRSA CC398) is causing an increasing number of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in Denmark and other European countries with industrial pig production. Yet, its impact on MRSA bloodstream infections (BSIs) has not been well studied.
Emergence of livestock-associated MRSA bloodstream infections in Denma

Novel pestivirus species in pigs, Austria

12-Jul-2017 (2 years 4 months 23 days ago)
A novel pestivirus species was discovered in a piglet-producing farm in Austria during virologic examinations of congenital tremor cases. The emergence of this novel pestivirus species, provisionally termed Linda virus, in domestic pigs may have implications for classical swine fever virus surveillance and porcine health management.
Novel pestivirus species in pigs, Austria