Clinical breakpoints and dosing of antibiotics

08 January 2019

Clinical breakpoints - breakpoints and guidance

 

Breakpoint table (preliminary) v 10.0 for consultation (6 - 18 December, 2019).
Comments are sent to Erika Matuschek

Changes are summarised here.

Dosages are summarised here

 

EUCAST instruction video on how to use the breakpoint table - download here

List of errors: (1) in the S.pneumoniae tab, "oxacillin 1 unit" shall of course read "oxacillin 1 microgram". (2) for ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin in the dosing tab, a comment reads "+combination" - this is a mistake and will be deleted in the next version of the table and dosing table.

 

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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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Note: To correctly utilize functions in the Excel® breakpoint tables, use Microsoft™ original programs only.

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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

Modified definitions valid from 1 January, 2019.