EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif EUCAST intrinsic resistance and unusual phenotypes update! http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=363&cHash=35b63ab122f103c336075ad536565300 The EUCAST guidance on intrinsic resistance and unusual phenotypes has been updated.  EUCAST broth microdilution reading guide updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=362&cHash=f2196d399c8618b7313ccb7f048f7af5 EUCAST broth microdilution reading guide updated to version 2.0 with specific reading instructions... Quality of 21 brands of commercially available MH powders http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=361&cHash=3fb2d7a55c8d31cedf63b393b2bdd1d8 EUCAST has validated 21 brands of commercially available MH powders (not the factory produced... ESCMID Postgraduate course on EUCAST guidelines, Tallinn, Estonia, September 2020 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=360&cHash=860f8d5162cf0b973f74ab4707363034 Antimicrobial susceptibility testing with EUCAST criteria and methods - to register.  Read... AFST breakpoint tables and QC tables updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=359&cHash=5c6ea5884a9ff8a90af7612864f5396c The EUCAST subcommittee on antifungal susceptibility testing has updated clinical breakpoints,... Rationale documents for antifungal agents updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=358&cHash=bdc16030df2e93d8b87d73ae52fc5195 Rationale documents for antifungal agents updated.  Update: Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=357&cHash=a227cdbd120c1582b8e1aed81e391c90 Update: Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles v 2.0, 2020.  EUCAST publication, open access, Rapid AST (4-8 h) directly from bloodcultures, now available. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=356&cHash=48183b6fdeb442b84c8ec943ba57756c The EUCAST rapid AST (4-8 h) directly from positive bloodculture bottles is now published in JAC... ECOFFinder program updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=355&cHash=c5de09d6e0956b53114e45958f784eb1 The ECOFFinder program updated 2020 - some warnings related to the use of the program added (see... Before using the new EUCAST breakpoint tables, make sure.... http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=354&cHash=4609369cc1a5074b9444e1258cfc05e3 ...you read the information on the new S, I and R definitions and the use of the arbitrary and... Aminoglycoside guidance document - revised breakpoints 2020 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=353&cHash=b85e7c5e50149ddb20de45f5214003b7 Guidance on the implementation and use of the 2020 revised aminoglycoside breakpoints (Jan 21,... Procedure for optimizing disk contents (potencies) for disk diffusion testing - comments and respons. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=352&cHash=d47caadfde689387341689acdc0b3bcc The joint EUCAST CLSI working group on optimizing disk contents (potencies) for disk diffusion... VetCAST update of committee members http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=351&cHash=f98f8ca37ff23069ae9acf9c9f019954 VetCAST has updated the list of committee members Updated methods documents http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=350&cHash=a121fd42bb2daf75023de19ed215c4b3 Updated methods documents on disk diffusion, reading of plates, media preparation etc. EUCAST Breakpoint tables for 2020 now available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=349&cHash=b196bbadbd1ee4d309eea57569e713f7 EUCAST breakpoint tables for 2020 available. Ceftolozane-tazobactam - EUCAST response released 13 Dec http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=348&cHash=e9b127e2ad7ad74a65337c7696a5b8ed The consultation on ceftolozane-tazobactam is concluded. Comments and EUCAST response available. Temocillin - EUCAST response to consultation 9 Dec, 2019 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=347&cHash=5a2eebe5c13e53d1dfe196472eeedf4c Following the consultation on proposed breakpoints and testing guidelines for temocillin, the... EUCAST breakpoint table v 10.0 for consultation http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=346&cHash=628e56d3c9b15d2e4d3caa37e45c1c5d The EUCAST 2020 Breakpoint table v 10.0 is now available for consultation. Comments no later than... SOPs 1, 2, 5, 6 and 10 updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=345&cHash=9e5bb78f2c021eb2212d8957a8fb1670 SOPs 1, 2, 5, 6 and 10 updated. Frequently Asked Questions - Mycobacteria http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=344&cHash=c82022194fb8854da53df4be774265c0 A file was added with questions and answers related to methods in phenotypic AST in Mycobacteria. Warning against gradient tests for benzylpenicillin http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=343&cHash=307e98a7d098ad7a83d04b2b2d6aa2f2 A warning against the use of gradient tests for determining MIC for benzylpenicillins in S.... AMST Workshop 4th of February 2020 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=342&cHash=f238095eaa15fbaea38e95a8dd4a81bf The EUCAST AMST Subcommittee issues and open invitation to a workshop in Malmö, Sweden on the 4th... Ceftolozane-tazobactam revised breakpoints following new indications for the agent. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=341&cHash=e9be6eb8116346a7e2161257a5e63fe6 EUCAST General Consultation on the revision of ceftolozane-tazobactam breakpoints following... Cefazolin breakpoints in Enterobacterales - consultation closes on 8 Nov, 2019 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=340&cHash=748b4573357a98a525f43e04b0f1a6a4 Cefazolin breakpoints in Enterobacterales - general consultation closes on 8 Nov, 2019.  FAQ on RAST http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=339&cHash=6a062597b5190b9403a7ddd767e25960 Frequently Asked Questions on EUCAST Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles published.  Temocillin clinical breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=338&cHash=d78b4bd56b370cf4580dc44842bc98d1 Temocillin clinical breakpoints for consultation until 8 November, 2019.  Two new EUCAST videos published http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=337&cHash=aac90f57c643454e156fa53e242aafc4 EUCAST instruction videos. Two new videos published, one on the storage and handling of disk and... The EUCAST AFST has posted revised breakpoints and RDs for consultation. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=336&cHash=c31f14953708997400f63b816b1199ca The EUCAST AFST has revised breakpoints and RDsas a consequence of the EUCAST change in the... EUCAST recruits PKPD experts Shampa Das and Joseph Meletiadis http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=335&cHash=59756771256d56652e399a42ff26fca7 In an open process EUCAST has recruited two PKPD experts, Shampa Das (UK) and Joseph Meletiadis... "Rationale for the reference method for MIC determination of M. tuberculosis" posted http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=334&cHash=3909181732276c9b190cf1c759357bb8 A new document "Rationale for the reference method for MIC determination of M....