EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif Warning on the azole resistance screening plate from VipCheck http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=295&cHash=46abfad82178b1bd5d89936b8a809c8a Variable performance of the itraconazole agar in the azole resistance screening plate from... Consultation EUCAST Breakpoint table v 9.0 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=294&cHash=7d75433b8cb1e1aac6b75aee40f6e645 The EUCAST 2019 Breakpoint table is now available for general consultation. Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=293&cHash=655a862768e74d55bfbf4fdd3d48f8d0 Methods, QC and breakpoints for rapid AST (reading inhibition zones after 4, 6 and 8 hours... New definitions of S, I and R now in Spanish http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=292&cHash=fcf9a52d6c02eb7b60adabfeaaf40f26 The presentations describing how to implement the new definitions of S, I and R and the Area of... Consultation on H.influenzae and breakpoints for piperacillintazobactam http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=291&cHash=b6c4981ba8692c3b81a44cca8a5214d1 Consultation on H. influenzae and breakpoints for piperacillintazobactam - a proposed modification... Meropenem - a problem in a Sensititre panel discovered. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=290&cHash=e4064d9668d02cab27e9bd6538f648e1 A problem with meropenem in a Thermo Fisher Sensititre panel (DKMNG) was discovered... EUCAST Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=289&cHash=fdc00ceeb23cf50a97ea185e6980ae45 EUCAST will shortly publish recommendations for how to perform rapid AST directly from blood... New publication (in CMI) from the EUCAST AFST subcommittee. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=288&cHash=864289e40cc3c945a37e96cf6f044033 How to: EUCAST recommendations on the screening procedure E.Def 10.1 for the detection of... Consultation - Oral amoxicilin breakpoints for S.pneumoniae http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=287&cHash=4c6f3252c2774176728d49dd47af049a General consultation (24 Oct - 30 Nov, 2018) on proposed amoxicillin oral breakpoints for... Information for colleagues and laboratory staff on "Redefining susceptibility categories S, I and R, 2019". http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=285&cHash=588df75d14992f3cc8b9fdcc589832b9 Redefining susceptibility categories S, I and R, 2019. Information for colleagues and laboratory... Consultation on proposed changes to tigecycline breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=284&cHash=a2859ac5d6c1f040922b872afbf59916 EUCAST proposes to amend tigecycline breakpoints. A general consultation is posted for 22 October... Consultation on breakpoint changes necessary in conjunction with introducing new definitions of S, I and R in the EUCAST breakpoint Table v 9.0 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=283&cHash=92db59ae06e288a018948bb8d9a3ced5 Consultation on breakpoint changes necessary for the new S, I and R definitions. A new file was... Addendum: the warning against using gradient tests to confirm low-level vancomycin resistance in Enterococci now extended to encompass M.I.C.E http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=282&cHash=3c14476126e9e54e36584bf3d1abac4d Addendum: the warning against using gradient tests to confirm low-level vancomycin resistance in... Colistin AST - free access to full length article in CMI http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=281&cHash=66dd028330bb4d52a97140409793f238 The EUCAST evaluation of methods for colistin AST is available as freely available in CMI until 18... NAC alert - redefining S, I and R categories. Action required! http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=280&cHash=b82b957a3391106482a65698df028e5f EUCAST has now decided redefine the S, I and R-categories but to retain the I for the... General Consultation on the revision of carbapenem breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=278&cHash=e70a2185ecedb521ff35e3a4f2a1ea5f General Consultation on the revision of carbapenem breakpoints EUCAST system for antimicrobial abbreviation. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=277&cHash=e742728e8b89fbdef1c159614ebcfccb A EUCAST model for systematic abbreviation of antimicrobial names is published. The ECOFF finder program is now available from the EUCAST website http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=276&cHash=a9dd07a832235960bb1e4f9f182f79bc The ECOFF finder program for the assessment of epidemiological cutoff values (ECOFFs) is now... Warning against the use of Etest and MTS to confirm low level vancomycin resistance in Enterococci. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=275&cHash=4e05973a303be62435ecdb3229166d99 EUCAST together with the Norwegian Reference Laboratory issue a WARNING against the use of... General Consultation on Dosing and modes of administration of antibacterial agents http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=274&cHash=0e639a1e84f6e61c3df1bf24bb38b04e General Consultation on Dosing and modes of administration of antibacterial agents. Comments before... One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (ICOHAR), Amsterdam 16-18 April. 2019 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=273&cHash=2fa99db7f61cbfd23529dcc4ca5d1dab One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (ICOHAR), Amsterdam 16-18 April. 2019  Antifungal ASt - QC tables updated (v2.0) http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=272&cHash=a57b47cd977b2b9e0d8dd694283d8a62 The EUCAST Subcommittee on antifungal susceptibility testing has updated the QC tables.  Disk diffusion correlates to MIC (broth microdilution) updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=271&cHash=f8a53c75d405b30da18801556882198c All files showing the correlation between EUCAST disk diffusion and broth microdilution MIC values... EUCAST AFST General Committee meeting 2018 - minutes http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=270&cHash=e120d42f86b41ebc565d08192dc23313 EUCAST AFST General Committee meeting 2018 - minutes EUCAST on the Intermediate category - responses to comments on 3rd consultation. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=269&cHash=9a1829b7333b050866081b93fbad425c EUCAST has proposed to modify the definitions of S, I and R and to remove the "buffering for... Updated Breakpoint table (v8.0 updated to 8.1) http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=268&cHash=f5b7f49c934ab430ffad27520740b83c EUCAST breakpoint tables v 8.0 (valid from 1 Jan, 2018) has been updated to v 8.1 (valid from 16... Minutes from the VetCAST meeting during ECCMID 2018 available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=267&cHash=ff680a459722d088d021947cfb86cba0 The minutes from the VetCAST meeting, ECCMID in Madrid, 2018, are now available. General consultation on MIC distributions and the setting of ECOFFs http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=266&cHash=c1a98ca00356192cffedae33ae889de1 The subcommittee has finalised the new document defining Wild type MIC distributions and ECOFFs and... EUCAST Posters at ECCMID available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=265&cHash=f6b0db01382f8dfa50d666edbb24eb02 EUCAST EDL posters at ECCMID 2018 are now available from the EUCAST website. The page "Compliance of manufacturers" updated! http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=264&cHash=fce61079fc78cc3ecf00ae233e1a5de0 The document "Compliance of manufacturers" will not be further updated. New information...