EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif 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... EUCAST activities at ECCMID 2018 - error corrected http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=263&cHash=3e898cb195baa73816d0a85330060893 We apologize but there was an error concerning the time and place of activities. This has now been... EUCAST activities at ECCMID 2018 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=262&cHash=75643beeaeedf4a165b2eb144c3a9abc EUCAST General Committee meeting (Agenda), Minutes from GC meeting 2017 and EUCAST activities at... EUCAST breakpoint tables v 8.0 in Serbian http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=261&cHash=698dcf10bc162972e0e5d2e0d1beeff8 The Serbian NAC has translated EUCAST Breakpoint Tables v 8.0 into Serbian.  VetCAST position paper published http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=260&cHash=66c99a6d6a08abd4a01bd7f8862b1534 VetCAST has published a position paper titled: En Route towards European Clinical Breakpoints... Serbian NAC formed http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=259&cHash=08340bc6e3b90e920e4a792401b449d9 Serbian NAC formed. A presentation of the NAC is now available.  The New Zealand NAC has organised a website. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=258&cHash=9acbf7eb0afafd24662df507c0559a24 The New Zealand National AST Committee has organised a website. Please visit at... Consultation on modifying definitions of S, I and R and introducing the Area of Technical Uncertainty http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=257&cHash=08d3dc6be693d56defe0495ac39c0fe3 EUCAST publishes the third consultation on redefining the definitions of S, I and R and the... FAQ - updated version 18 February, 2018 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=256&cHash=f4a6b492b453b47dd9af517a5d49308c The document "Frequently Asked Questions"is update at regular intervals. EUCAST receives... Breakpoint table for antifungal agents updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=255&cHash=38ee289f35ab259f9e8ac75589127d6b The 2018 update of the Clinical breakpoint table for antifungal agents available. Consultation on oral amoxicillin (w/wo clavulanic acid) in H. influenzae and S. pneumoniae http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=254&cHash=b3d8c0cdbbf058a636846902f2578650 Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae are two of the most common organisms associated... AFST GC minutes and reports from 2016 and 2017 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=253&cHash=fd9d75d7581bd6529042e8598ee2c582 The AFST meetings and minutes page updated.