Saturday, 22 November 2014

Scotland - Scientists trace MRSA bugs to livestock

The pressure in the UK over MRSA, not least in Scotland, is building.

It looks like the timing for the proposed Islay High Health Pig Farm is perfect.

If Scotland is going to have safe hospitals plus disease free pork and pigs, then Islay can help provide some solutions.

Midlothian local paper report is here.

Scientists trace MRSA bugs to livestock

...A strain of drug-resistant bacteria carried by some livestock - the MRSA strain Staphylococcus aureus CC398 - has also been found in patients, Midlothian-based researchers say...