EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST http://www.eucast.org/ http://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif Revised expert rules published. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=327&cHash=e981d226ffefbe0f39f575b05ccd6bec All expert rules have been revised. Public consultation completed. Maps showing EUCAST implementation updated. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=326&cHash=e15a86aa05e6296b01a61b6052f3cd04 Maps showing the implementation of EUCAST have been updated for 2019. EUCAST public consultation (until 30 June) on proposed breakpoints for Burkholderia pseudomallei http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=325&cHash=4d2563a2faabb5e61fd2b770f662dac7 EUCAST public consultation on proposed breakpoints for Burkholderia pseudomallei Proposed joint CLSI/EUCAST SOP for optimizing disk contents. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=324&cHash=5fc350e56af8ad19681f749980b93901 A joint CLSI/EUCAST ad hoc subcommittee/working group has proposed an SOP for the determination of... Modified warning against the use of gradient tests for confirming vancomycin resistance in enterococci. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=323&cHash=3816a37d56a59e4cd24f70b62ad85c67 See Warnings page Consultation on Proposed revision of aminoglycoside breakpoints http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=322&cHash=47b22896ff2d66a3a4e077070f05c0a2 EUCAST proposes to revise aminoglycoside breakpoints - public consultation 30 May, 2019. EUCAST hopes to add one more PK-PD expert to the Steering Committee. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=321&cHash=113c73fd8e543b9919752ce715db3692 Due to the increasing number of proposals of new antimicrobials requesting marketing authorisation... Reference method for the determination of MICs in Mycobacteria - Consultation http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=320&cHash=c7716cd11a951a1f9868afd802f0869f The EUCAST Subcommittee on Anti-Mycobacterial susceptibility testing proposes a broth microdilution... General consultation on changing categorisation of some wild type distributions http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=319&cHash=4dd149a4f106886c265774a14570a376 EUCAST proposes that agents and species currently categorised as SusceptibleHE (SHE) are... The working order between industry, EMA and EUCAST. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=318&cHash=86a25535c07daaffdd8155fdb5ff1e03 Updated document to describe the working order between pharmaceutical industry, EMA and EUCAST. Rapid AST direct from blood cultures - criteria for Acinetobacter baumannii added http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=317&cHash=c769a85f0cbf6e246686822727608faa Rapid AST direct from blood cultures - criteria for Acinetobacter baumannii were added and also... VetCAST workshop, London, 2-4 June, 2019. http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=316&cHash=000ba6c5b8c2516c98467ef8fbd8dccc As in previous years, the EUCAST subcommittee VetCAST arranges a workshop om methodology for... EUCAST posters at ECCMID 2019 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=315&cHash=e6e264b64eaf2249dbd116fc04eecfb5 EUCAST posters for ECCMID 2019 now available. EUCAST AFST QC Table updated! http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=314&cHash=7bfe3b1378c3e56180fffa76d1f98189 There is a new version and update of the EUCAST AFST QC table!  EUCAST at ECCMID 2019 http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=313&cHash=3cb4aa5fdb132c4f15076ab957a2949b This document lists a variety of EUCAST activities during ECCMID 2019 in Amsterdam. Antibiotic disks from 9 manufacturers - variable quality http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=312&cHash=ce669aae2016773ffcd2b19cc0cf5005 The quality of antibiotic disks from 9 manufacturers was checked by EUCAST. Some manufacturers had... RAST of Acinetobacter http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=311&cHash=2d4c1019e811aab59399d234e653ba9a EUCAST is currently working on including Acinetobacter baumannii among species with criteria for... Tedizolid rationale document available http://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=310&cHash=7f3b4f963a9e1d4c9c5fb2ab295e1374 The rationale document describing tedizolid characteristics is now available among rationale... 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...