EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST en EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/main/typo3conf/ext/tt_news/ext_icon.gif http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST TYPO3 - get.content.right http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:55:43 +0100 General consultation (deadline 18 Dec, 2017) on Breakpoint tables v 8.0 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=245&cHash=ecb802c1516aa6f1e9034a1f737e34ce Breakpoint tables v8.0 - Consultation deadline 18 December, 2017. The final tables will be... Breakpoint tables v8.0 - Consultation deadline 18 December, 2017. The final tables will be published on 1 January, 2018.

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General consultation on voriconazole breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=244&cHash=112634459e196890222337d481955f6a General consultation on proposed changes to voriconazole breakpoints. General consultation on proposed changes to voriconazole breakpoints. ]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:49:02 +0100 Warning on disk quality modified http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=243&cHash=a815762f6c66dbb5a935dd0776f7be3f Follow-up studies have been performed and the results from autumn 2017 will be included in the... manufacturers with problematic disks have improved quality in the 2017 trials. Disks from HiMedia Labs have also improved but are still not acceptable. Several producers have problems related to the clavulanic acid component of amoxicillinclavulanic acid. Further testing is ongoing.  ]]> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:44:40 +0100 EUCAST SOP 10.0 MIC distributions and the setting of epidemiological cut-off (ECOFF) values. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=242&cHash=82cafdc144c8ff3539071453c864343a The EUCAST SOP on MIC distributions and the setting of ECOFFs have been published. The EUCAST SOP on MIC distributions and the setting of ECOFFs have been published.]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:15:08 +0100 Consultation on Moraxella breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=241&cHash=3410d18e53e96effa0e5e39afd48e70a EUCAST proposes to lower fluoroquinolone breakpoints for Moraxella catarrhalis. Consultation is... fluoroquinolone breakpoints for Moraxella catarrhalis. Consultation is open for comments until November 17, 207. ]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:10:52 +0200 Consultation Aeromonas and Plesiomonas breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=240&cHash=aab9c8be5add752681051d179a1c7250 EUCAST general consultation on proposed breakpoints for Aeromonas and Plesiomonas. Deadline for... EUCAST general consultation on proposed breakpoints for Aeromonas and Plesiomonas.
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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 20:56:53 +0200
The Intermediate category - comments and responses to the 2nd consultation http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=239&cHash=3fc356ea438c815b720c9d3569c0090a The EUCAST proposed modification of the definition of the intermediate category - comments during... comments during the 2nd consulotation period and EUCAST Steering Committee responses are now available of website. ]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:42:06 +0200 Consultation on proposal to remove macrolide breakpoints from H.influenzae. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=238&cHash=23939b15f0b721dcf2459068bd9d50ff Consultation 8 October - 17 November: EUCAST proposes to remove macrolide breakpoints from... EUCAST proposes to remove macrolide breakpoints from H.influenzae.]]> Sun, 08 Oct 2017 20:36:14 +0200 EUCAST guidance document on Setting breakpoints for agent-inhibitor combinations. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=237&cHash=9c1d04a90800503341d9a4d835f2fe94 EUCAST new guidance document published. Setting breakpoints for inhibitor-agent combinations. EUCAST new guidance document published. Setting breakpoints for inhibitor-agent combinations

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:04:54 +0200
Ceftaroline S.aureus breakpoints revised http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=236&cHash=8f0b9d7a781d664bf27630e3afc38ea0 Ceftaroline breakpoints for S.aureus were revised following the EMA approval of an alternative... Ceftaroline breakpoints for S.aureus were revised following the EMA approval of an alternative dosing regimen for the agent. Addendum describing the change.

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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 20:11:43 +0200
EUCAST propose to modify the definition of the intermediate category (2nd consultation) http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=235&cHash=919f106cef0e3865af1801a397f81580 Following up on the 1st consultation on the EUCAST proposal to modify the definition of the... Following up on the 1st consultation on the EUCAST proposal to modify the definition of the intermediate category we now publish the 2nd consultation (open until 15 Sept, 2017).

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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:57:49 +0200
The EUCAST document on Resistance mechanisms of clinical and/or public health importance has been revised. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=234&cHash=e871ee87c81f401b3e2c756574051224 Go to page on Resistance mechanisms. Resistance mechanisms.]]> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:17:06 +0200 Rationale Document for trimethoprimsulfa available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=233&cHash=7dc50c8853b8c05139de57bef3845758 The RD for trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole is now available on the EUCAST website. trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole is now available on the EUCAST website. ]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 16:48:53 +0200 Updated Warning on colistin susceptibility testing. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=232&cHash=4615e32172f5fcc00c9452c6602235f1 The Warning on colistin susceptibility testing has been updated - important information on the... Warning on colistin susceptibility testing has been updated - important information on the failure of some tests. ]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:20:00 +0200 VetCAST workshop on clinical breakpoints, Toulouse, September 12-15 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=231&cHash=a1ed9f79f1215e0e8bc1735b79bc6109 The EUCAST Veterinary Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (VetCAST) is organizing... https://workshop.inra.fr/vetcast17. Early bird registration and special discounted student fees are available until July 31st.]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:02:00 +0200 Ceftolozane-tazobactam zone diameter breakpoints for Ps. aeruginosa now available. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=229&cHash=7f69ad0c7dc3f60094045541dba21087 Ceftolozane-tazobactam zone diameter breakpoints for Ps. aeruginosa now available. Ceftolozane-tazobactam zone diameter breakpoints for Ps. aeruginosa now available.

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Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:19:00 +0200
Posaconazole RD for Candida and Aspergillus merged and updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=228&cHash=e6b06f7819c80dc26d5944d349c72639 Posaconazole RD for Candida and Aspergillus merged and updated. Posaconazole RD for Candida and Aspergillus merged and updated. ]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 11:09:00 +0200 EUCAST Posters at ECCMID 2017 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=227&cHash=6127f0118772fe8ccae2f5ded79da04e EUCAST posters at ECCMID 2017. EUCAST posters at ECCMID 2017.]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:59:00 +0200 EUCAST General Committee 2017 Agenda http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=226&cHash=f4919699b5711ba68af22c92a672ecf6 The Agenda for the 2017 General Committee meeting is now available. Agenda for the 2017 General Committee meeting is now available.]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:37:00 +0200 Maps of EUCAST uptake and website stats 2017 updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=225&cHash=6f45fcc14acf80c4fb1589b263539e1a The degree of EUCAST implementation (NACs, breakpoints and disk diffusion method) is traditionally... EUCAST implementation (NACs, breakpoints and disk diffusion method) is traditionally shown as coloured maps. Two graphs showing statistics of website visits are included. ]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:43:00 +0200 EUCAST instruction videos in Czech http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=224&cHash=1d3dd0d8652459e0973bb5c0e71a7984 One more translation of the EUCAST instruction videos now available thanks to the Czech NAC members. EUCAST instruction videos now available thanks to the Czech NAC members.]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:23:00 +0200 China joins EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=223&cHash=405a04fea6964caf31e8ad0976f2460c China has decided to join EUCAST through the appointment of a General Committee member (Prof... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:10:00 +0100 Breakpoint table v 7.1 published http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=222&cHash=098d9baa4295f0b0b12bf8be0ea9ffac A new version of Breakpoint table 7.0 is published - version 7.1. Changes between version 7.0 and... Breakpoint table 7.0 is published - version 7.1. Changes between version 7.0 and 7.1 are marked in light blue.]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:38:00 +0100 Coagulase negative staphylococci - MIC vs. zone diameters uploaded http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=221&cHash=9bce3d0d9bb7572067f3f8506b500270 The files showing the validation of zone diameter breakpoints in Coagulase negative... validation of zone diameter breakpoints in Coagulase negative staphylococci and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius have been uploaded. ]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:21:00 +0100 Consultation (9 March - 14 May) on MIC distributions and ECOFFs http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=220&cHash=1f609ab40ab233cbc59e767ba53036da The EUCAST Subcommittee on MIC distributions and ECOFFs and the EUCAST Steering Committee invite... general consultation on the document "MIC distributions and epidemiological cut off values (ECOFFs)".  The deadline for comments is the 14th of May, 2017. ]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:24:00 +0100 New and updated MIC vs. zone diameter files http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=219&cHash=dc39324017ea7395cee68d883839d624 Several new files (Kingella kingae, Aerococcus spp and others) and updated files displaying the... the correlation between broth micro dilution MICs and inhibition zone diameters in the EUCAST system were published on the website.]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:22:00 +0100 Consultation on "EUCAST guideline on the detection of resistance mechanisms ..." http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=218&cHash=f1b8c472ad9acc1540cd9259af197510 A new version of the EUCAST guideline "Detection of resistance mechanisms and resistances... open for consultation (deadline 14 April, 2017).]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:22:00 +0100 New version of the AFST clinical breakpoint table. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=217&cHash=ee10b5fef307f0de3c806c172d7eb870 Version 8.1 contains a small but important change in how MIC dilutions are expressed: 0.03 changed... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:18:00 +0100 EUCAST Website statistics http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=216&cHash=70f7c8d01f45089acf657e3cb99c172b The two EUCAST websites are both frequently used tools. Recently obtained statistics show that... www.eucast.org (which hosts breakpoint tables, guidelines, rationale documents etc) and to almost 20000 per month for the www.mic.eucast.org (which exhibits MIC and zone diameter distributions and ECOFFs). /G Kahlmeter 28 February 2016]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:35:00 +0100 Nitroxoline Rationale Document published http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=215&cHash=4d8aabe72ddf573848bdff437d40cf5e The nitroxoline rationale document now available. nitroxoline rationale document now available.]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:54:00 +0100