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Self-reported methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in USA pork producers.
 
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Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.
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Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
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Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
 
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2010;17(2):331–334
 
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Pork producers selected from the National Pork Board`s producer database were surveyed. Five (3.7%) reported being diagnosed with a MRSA infection. Risk factors related to swine farm biosecurity were examined. None were statistically significant predictors of MRSA infection.
 
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