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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Strain ST398 Is Present in Midwestern U.S. Swine and Swine Workers

  • Tara C. Smith mail,

    tara-smith@uiowa.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Michael J. Male,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Abby L. Harper,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Jennifer S. Kroeger,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Gregory P. Tinkler,

    Affiliation: Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Erin D. Moritz,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Ana W. Capuano,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Loreen A. Herwaldt,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Program of Hospital Epidemiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Daniel J. Diekema

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Program of Hospital Epidemiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: January 23, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004258

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