Clinical breakpoints

Clinical breakpoints

See information on Clinical breakpoint tables.

 

Breakpoint table for bacteria

 

Clinical breakpoints - bacteria (v 5.0) - pdf file for printing (2015-01-01 and uploaded again 2015-01-26 after correction of internal links)

Clinical breakpoints - bacteria (v 5.0) - excel file for screen (2015-01-01 and uploaded again 2015-01-26 after correction of internal links)

Breakpoint table 5.0 (2015-01-01) includes ceftobiprole and telavancin. Updates from the preliminary table published 2014-12-05 are

- a link to the EUCAST guidance on topical agents have been added in the list of contents

- comments for cephalosporins in tab "Staphylococci" have been modified.

- the intended change in amoxicillinclavulanic acid zone diameter breakpoints for Haemophilus influenzae is temporarily cancelled. An extended evaluation is needed.

- the system of presenting notes was changed.

- the system for highlighting changes from one table to the next was partly changed - changes in breakpoints are still highlighted in yellow, changes in comments/notes are highlighted by underlining new or changed text and by crossing out text which was removed.


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Breakpoints published in Addendum during the year will be part of the next version of the full Clinical breakpoint tables valid from early January each year.

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Breakpoint table for Candida spp and Aspergillus spp

 

Clinical breakpoints - fungi (v 7.0) - pdf file for printing (2014-08-14)

Clinical breakpoints - fungi (v 7.0) - excel file for screen (2014-08-14)


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Breakpoints published in Addendum during the year will be part of the next version of the full Clinical breakpoint tables valid from early January each year.

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Previous versions of breakpoint tables

 

Previous versions of breakpoint tables. 

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definitions of clinical breakpoints and epidemiological cut off values

procedure for harmonizing and defining breakpoints

 

 

 

Last update: 06 April 2013