EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif 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... 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... 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. 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.  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... 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... 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. 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. 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 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. 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 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. 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. EUCAST instruction videos with subtitles in Arabic http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=214&cHash=d7784adc2beb16abc26966d94c111d55 EUCAST instruction videos with subtitles in Arabic EUCAST instruction videos with Portuguese subtitles available. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=213&cHash=26d1a57652155348e2f7ecb4cc4f9856 The 5 EUCAST instruction videos are now available with Portuguese subtitles. Revised methods documents for yeasts and moulds http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=212&cHash=a03edfabd0e0ff129c8ee1d13258f8e9 EUCAST methods for MIC determination of yeasts and moulds have both been revised. Several documents on methods and media revised http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=211&cHash=b6e1fc7f3da495651da9a6cb23167155 Several documents on methods and media revised: Preparation of media and plates Manual of disk... Several EUCAST SOPs updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=210&cHash=559afe0e6bf67b9bc1a79abf05aa87d7 Several SOPs were updated on 3 January 2017. Breakpoint and QC tables v 7.0 published. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=209&cHash=0b804d1800764793794c7a497c5d737f New versions of EUCAST breakpoint tables (v 7.0) and QC tables (v 7.0) available. These are valid... VetCAST Newsletter, December 2016 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=208&cHash=2e45dbd010a451c58e0ed32a5dc3ae3e VetCAST Newsletter December 2016 available on the VetCAST web page. WGS and its relationship to phenotypic AST in CMI http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=207&cHash=92f36dc9aba198b51a5fc384c634d525 The EUCAST Subcommittee on the role of whole genome sequencing in susceptibility testing of... VetCAST project awarded 50 000 EUR by JPIAMR. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=206&cHash=6377e23ebaa1f7cc7c8cca72137040a0 In October 2016, Professor Dik Mevius, chair of VetCAST, was awarded 50000 Euro for a project...