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February 21, 2006

U of G Research Featured in National Newspaper

New research spearheaded by OVC professor Scott Weese is featured today in the National Post.

Weese's study found that methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a drug-resistant “superbug,” can be freely passed between humans and household pets. The research, which was just published in the journal Veterinary Microbiology, also found that pets can act as silent carriers of the bacteria for several months.

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