10 Jul 2018

Warning against the use of Etest and MTS to confirm low level vancomycin resistance in Enterococci.

EUCAST together with the Norwegian Reference Laboratory issue a WARNING against the use of Etest™ (bioMérieux) and MTS™ (Liofilchem) for vancomycin MIC determination in Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium with low-level vancomycin resistance.