EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif Expert Rules - public consultation! http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=309&cHash=9a6b05423fc8544c6fa166b274905af8 The revised EUCAST Expert Rules document is now open for public consultation. Disks with and without clavulanic acid for the confirmation of ESBL http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=308&cHash=831995c871fe141f961aa7d289162c2e EUCAST introduces new disks for the confirmation of the presence of ESBL in Enterobacterales. See... Cyprus has appointed a NAC http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=307&cHash=31747287830c06c966052c06526c94e6 Dr Christos Karagiannis was appointed by the government to lead the newly formed NAC in Cyprus. Video to explain the EUCAST 2019 modified definitions of S, I and R and the ATU. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=306&cHash=736645d3a4123f383c4f70df5a18cb68 Video to explain the EUCAST 2019 modified definitions of S, I and R and the ATU. All files demonstrating the relationship between disk diffusion and MIC updated http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=305&cHash=3680ed133aba898ccefeb43d89dd7b58 EUCAST continually updates files showing the relationship between zone diameters and MIC-values.... EUCAST broth microdilution reading guide http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=304&cHash=4d0a7cea4b00279c30ca4dc6100e319d EUCAST broth microdilution reading guide v 1.0 now available. Brazil implements EUCAST and BrCAST guidelines following recommendations from the Ministry of health. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=303&cHash=f3e4950e4d5ad844a5ba0d2f3fff2876 The Brazilian Ministry of Health has published a recommendation for clinical laboratories in... Updated disk diffusion documents http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=302&cHash=00af679417b9825fcea1fbfac91b6cdb Documents pertaining to disk diffusion (manual, reading guide and slide show) were updated on the... EUCAST documents in Serbian http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=301&cHash=6e127456a6ad6d9a8d291cc157182f68 The EUCAST breakpoint table and the documents related to Rapid AST directly from blood culture... Breakpoints are based on exposure at the site of infection. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=300&cHash=11707c43cfdb5f8e9c57e24cd7192d75 EUCAST breakpoints are based on and related to exposure, dose, dosing frequency, form of... EUCAST Breakpoints v 9.0 (2019) available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=299&cHash=c0a2b312e42eb8e9bd88c4e1d1cd466c The EUCAST breakpoint tables v 9.0 (2019) and a separate file on dosing aspects are now available. Guidance document - tigecycline dosing http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=298&cHash=e4e2c7f19215986d27e924b3924765c6 Guidance to tigecycline dosing - in relation to modified ticeycline breakpoints in the 2019 EUCAST... Guidance to laboratories on ATU http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=297&cHash=d8147b987630472e894225f3780a794e The Area of Technical Uncertainty (ATU) in susceptibility testing is implemented in breakpoint... Serbian translation of new definitions of S, I and R. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=296&cHash=8cf41a521f4ef9e3ffb70f8acdaa7319 LINK 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