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14 Jan 2023
Aminopenicillin breakpoints - guidance on implementing revised breakpoints

Aminopenicillin breakpoints were revised in the breakpoint table 13.0 (2023). EUCAST has been asked to provide guidance on how to implement the revised breakpoints in laboratory practice and systems. [more]

02 Jan 2023
Updated disk diffusion manuals and reading guidelines

Disk diffusion methods manuals and reading guidelines have been updated. [more]

02 Jan 2023
The 13.0 versions of breakpoints, dosing and QC (2023) published.

Breakpoint table v 13.0, dosing table v 13.0 and QC tables v 13.0 (2023) published. [more]

31 Dec 2022
Comments and EUCAST responses to consultations published

Consultation on proposed changes to meningitis breakpoints and chloramphenicol breakpoints - comments and EUCAST responsesmade available. [more]

09 Dec 2022
FAA medium for disk diffusion of anaerobe bacteria

EUCAST disk diffusion of anaerobe bacteria and the FAA-HB medium. EUCAST disk diffusion of anaerobe bacteria (Bacteroides spp., Prevotella spp., Fusobacterium necrophorum, Clostridium perfringens and Cutibacterium acnes) is...[more]

05 Dec 2022
The 2023 preliminary breakpoint table now available for comments and questions.

The next breakpoint table (valid from 1 Jan, 2023) is now available for comments and questions. Please address comments toerika.matuschek[at] orgunnar.kahlmeter[at]eucast.orgno later than 19 December, 2022. [more]

29 Oct 2022
VIPcheck poor and irregular performance warning

VIPcheck.In May, 2022, the EUCAST development laboratory for fungi, noticed variable performance with several batches of VIPcheck (Mediaproducts BV) azole screening agar plates (see E.Def 10.1) for the detection of azole...[more]

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