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New Strain of MRSA Discovered: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Found in Both Humans and Dairy Cows

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ScienceDaily (June 3, 2011) — Scientists have identified a new strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which occurs both in human and dairy cow populations. The study, led by Dr Mark Holmes at the University of Cambridge, identified the new strain in milk from dairy cows while researching mastitis (a bacterial infection which occurs in the cows' udders).

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110603185133.htm
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