Abstract

First Report on the Molecular and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Studies of Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius Colonizing Shelter Dogs and Dog Owners in Abakaliki, Eastern Nigeria

Background: The increase in antibiotic-resistant staphylococci among pets and its transfer to humans threaten veterinary medicine and public health.

Objectives: This study was designed to determine the prevalence, antibiotic resistance patterns, and the molecular characteristics of S. pseudintermedius obtained from dogs and dog owners in Abakaliki, Nigeria.


Author(s):

Moses I. B



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