Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Beware, MRSA is on the rise!

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Dear Readers, Viewers, and Listeners:

Tonight I will be taking about the rise of a very dangerous strain of bacteria called MRSA (Methicllin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus).  We are seeing increasing cases of this type of infection, and the scary part is that it has a unique ability to mutate and gain resistance against our best antibiotics, as well as jump species and even put the human family at risk.  Don't miss this one, as I highlight how you can protect you and your family from MRSA.  Plus, I will be addressing 3 listener submitted e-mail questions throughout the podcast. 

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Thanks as always for caring about what I have to say!


Roger Welton, DVM

Dr. Roger Welton is the President and chief veterinarian at Maybeck Animal Hospital in West Melbourne Florida, as well as CEO of the veterinary advice and health management website


C.K. said...

Thanks Doc, that is some scary $h!t to think about. I sure will not any infections go with any of my pets.

Christina said...

My dog got MRSA after she had a permanent suture put in her achilles tendon after she tore it. After my vet cultured it, we had to keep her on the only antibiotic effective against this strain of MRSA for 4 weeks while the tendon healed, then we had to have the suture taken out, then treated another 4 weeks with the antobiotic. Thank goodness it turned out fine in the end, but it was very scary. Great topic, people should really be careful with infections.

Cashew said...

On November 18, 2011, my family's 11 year old Golden Retriever went to a Vet/Clinic in Kailua, Hawaii for a routine operation. We had been taking all 6 of our dogs to this Vet/Clinic for almost 7 years.
Five agonizing months later, my had to be put down. He could no longer fight the 2 deadly, infectious bacteria that that had taken over his body.
My dog died because the Vet did not look at my dog’s Records and gave him a drug (Rimadyl) that tests showed he could not tolerate. The side effects (the drug has many side effects including Death) caused a red, itchy "hotspot" on the top of his head. The lesion became infected and spread down his face and other lesions appeared on his legs, arms and trunk.
Despite us asking the Vet (3 times) to please take a culture test, he refused but instead kept prescribing different antibiotics.
Throwing different antibiotics at an infection without knowing what it is can be deadly. Overuse of antibiotics is but one of the reasons behind the swift evolution of the “superbugs,” the other reason is lack of knowledge.
By the time any tests were taken, it was too late.
My dog’s body has been taken over by 2 potentially deadly, transmittable (between human and animal) bacterial infections (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal (Strep). The Culture & Sensitivity Test revealed that both bacteria were resistant to ALL antibiotics.
My dog was eventually put out of his misery.
I created a website to share what I learned about MRSA and to share my dog’s story.

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