07 Dec 2015

The EUCAST Clinical Breakpoint Tables v. 6.0 for consultation.

Every year, EUCAST publishes next year´s breakpoint tables 2 - 3 weeks in advance to consult with all users.The final version will be published on the 1st of January 2016 both as an excel-version for use on screen and as a pdf-file for printing. The preliminary table is only published in Excel.

The preliminary version of the EUCAST Clinical Breakpoint Tables v. 6.0 is now open for consultation (7 – 18 December).

The most important news and changes in version 6.0 are
- Breakpoints added for ceftolozane-tazobactam, dalbavancin, oritavancin and tedizolid.
- Dosages referring to high-dose treatment are added to comments.
- A few zone diameter breakpoints for various organisms/groups have been revised.
- The PK/PD table is under review and the updated table will be available in the final version of the tables, which will be published 01 January 2016.


We encourage users to report errors, including typos. Please address these to Erika Matuschek no later than the 18 December, 2015.