Latest Changes

Title Description Major Minor Date
Consultation on MIC determination of coniiaforming moulds See EUCAST news-flow for consultation document and response form. 2014/04/16
Guidance Document on breakpoints for agents of topical use. A new EUCAST Guidance Document published. 2014/03/30
Czech translations of EUCAST documents Czech translations of EUCAST documents available on the Czech NAC homepage 2014/03/19
The EUCAST Disk Diffusion Test published The EUCAST Disk diffusion test published in CMI. 2014/03/14
New FAQ (updated from March 2013 to February 2014) The FAQ document has undergone a major revision. New questions and answers have been added and other Q&As have been revised. 2014/02/26
EUCAST SOP 7.0 Preparation and handling of minutes. Another EUCAST SOP published. This describes how minutes are prepared and handled inside the organisation of EUCAST. 2014/01/22
EUCAST Breakpoint table v 4.0 released The EUCAST breakpoint table v 4.0 (2014) is now available. Note changes in the screen for ciprofloxacin resistance in Salmonellae, introduction of breakpoints for Corynebacteria, UTI breakpoints for amoxicillinclavulanic acid and much more. All changes marked in yellow. 2013/12/29
Pefloxacin 5 mcg disk to screen for low-level ciprofloxacin resistance in Salmonellae. 2013/12/28
All validation files updated and new files added 2013/12/20
The Spanish NAC, COESANT, is presented The Spanish NAC and its website has been added to the list of NAC presentations. 2013/12/14
Detection of resistance mechanisms v 1.0 published The EUCAST guidline for detection of resistance mechanisms and specific resistances of clinical and/or public health importance v 1.0 is published 2013-12-11. 2013/12/11
Spanish translations of antifungal documents The Spanish NAC (COESANT) has translated two documents on susceptibility testing of yeasts and moulds. 2013/11/25
"Compliance of manufacturers" was updated. The document "Compliance of manufacturers" was updated. 2013/09/09
French translations of documents updated! The documents concern disk diffusion according to EUCAST. 2013/08/30
EUCAST SOP 4 updated EUCAST SOP 4 "EUCAST Committees and subcommittees" updated. 2013/08/19
EUCAST SOP 2 updated The EUCAST SOP on setting breakpoints for new agents was updated. 2013/08/12
Meetings dates updated The list of forthcoming meetings and meetings dates updated. The 2014 postgraduate course in Linz advertised. 2013/07/28
Guidance on Burkholdera cepacia A new EUCAST guidance document: Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Burkholderia cepacia group organisms. 2013/07/20
EUCAST "Resistance detection" document for consultation. The second round of consultation on the EUCAST guidance document "Detection of resistance mechanisms" starts on the ยง4th of July. Please have your comments with EUCAST before the 16th of September. 2013/07/14
Updated validation of disk diffusion Updated files describing the validation of the EUCAST disk diffusion method and its breakpoints 2013/07/03
Compliance of manufacturers updated June 26, 2013 Update from Thermofisher 2013/06/26
Updated German documents The German versions of EUCAST disk diffusion test documents and the media preparation document have been updated to v 3.0. 2013/06/21
New version of SOP 1 (setting breakpoints) SOP v 1.0 is replaced by v 1.1 with minor revisions. 2013/06/09
Compliance of manufacturers The EUCAST document "Compliance of manufacturers with EUCAST breakpoints and recommendations" have been updated following new information from Thermofisher on their gradient test. 2013/05/03
EUCAST SOP 6.0 The EUCAST SOP 6.0 on the organisation and maintenance of EUCAST websites is published. 2013/05/02
The FAQ document has been updated The FAQ document has been updated with some 15-20 new questions and answers. 2013/04/24
EUCAST methods documents updated! Documents on Media preparation, Manual for disk diffusion, Reading Guide and Slideshow have all been updated. 2013/04/24
Copyright statement amended The Copyright statement has been amended to include the fact that much of what is available on the EUCAST website was produced by EUCAST while under ECDC service contract. 2013/03/19
Compliance of manufacturers updated The table describing the compliance of manufacturers with EUCAST recommendations has been updated. Information on gradient tests has been added. 2013/03/18
Antifungal breakpoint tables - errata corrected A few erratas were discovered in the Antifungal breakpoint tables v 6.0 (March 1, 2013). These are corrected in v 6.1 (March 11, 2013) 2013/03/11
New version (6.0) of the antifungal breakpoint table Antifungal breakpoints have been added to and revised. (v 6.0) 2013/03/01
Anidulafungin rationale document v 2.0 Anidulafungain rationale document v 2.0 and comments during consultation published. 2013/02/27
Fluconazole Rationale document v 2.0 published The new version (2.0) of the fluconazole rationale document and comments during consultation are now published. 2013/02/24
Fosfomycin and fosfomycin-trometamol RDs published Two new rationale documents published 2013/02/18
Micafungin breakpoints and RD document published Micafungin breakpoints and rationale document (and comments during the consultation period) are now published. 2013/02/17
Errata in Breakpoint table 3.0 and in QC-table 3.0 corrected There were erratas in the EUCAST breakpoint table 3.0 which are now corrected (see v 3.1) and in one of the ATCC numbers in the QC-table (see v 3.1). 2013/02/11
Updates and new files : validation of EUCAST disk diffusion Six files, two updates and four new files, are posted on the EUCAST website. 2013/02/06
Voriconazole for aspergillus - comments during consultation This is a corrected error - the link to the document was wrong. 2013/01/09
Breakpoints for antifungals updated EUCAST Breakpoint Table for antifungals v 5.0 published on Jan 9, 2013. 2013/01/09
EUCAST SOPs - three new SOPs added SOPs on "Review and revision of breakpoints", "EUCAST Committees" and "Interactions with NACs" are published. 2013/01/04
Consultation on Detection of resistance mechanisms EUCAST consults (23 Dec 2012 - 31 Jan 2013) on the new document "EUCAST guidelines for detection of resistance mechanisms and specific resistances of clinical and/or epidemiological importance" - see news items for comments form. 2012/12/23
EUCAST QC Tables for 2013 published A new version of the EUCAST Routine QC tables (v 3.0) and a new table, EUCAST Extended QC Tables (v 1.0), are published. 2012/12/21
EUCAST Breakpoint Table v 3.0 published EUCAST Breakpoint Tables v 3.0 - The following changes were made as a result of the consultation (5 - 20 December, 2012 ): Breakpoints Enterobacteriaceae and ceftaroline: Zone diameter breakpoints added. Comments S. maltophilia: Clarification regarding reporting of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole as susceptible. Staphylococci and ampicillin: Clarification regarding methicillin susceptibility in S. saprophyticus. Staphylococci and cephalosporins: Clarification regarding ceftaroline. Staphylococci and ceftaroline: Clarification regarding ceftaroline. Enterococci and aminoglycosides: Clarification regarding non-HLAR isolates. Descriptions of methodology Campylobacter: Information on drying of MH-F plates added. 2012/12/21
Micafungin RD for consultation 2012/12/21
Consultation on anidulafungin and fluconazole Wide consultation on anidulafungin and fluconazole. 2012/12/13
EUCAST Breakpoint table v 3.0 open for comments The new version of the EUCAST breakpoint tables is now available for comments (until 20 Dec). Please inform erika.matuschek@ltkronoberg.se about typos, inconsistancies, clarifications needed. Final version 3.0 first week of January 2013. 2012/12/05
Results of consultations on Campylobacter Results of the EUCAST wide consultation on breakpoints for Campylobacter. 2012/10/31
Results of consultation on Pasteurella Results of the EUCAST wide consultation on Pasteurella. 2012/10/31
Ceftaroline zone diameter breakpoints for S. aureus Ceftaroline zone diameter breakpoints for S. aureus were added to the ceftaroline breakpoint addendum (originally pulished on Sept 11, 2012. Zone diameter breakpoints for other species will be added presently. 2012/10/03
Ceftaroline breakpoints published Ceftaroline, with activity against some MRSA, have received breakpoints from EUCAST. These are published in an addendum. 2012/09/12