Here you can find the latest news and updates from EUCAST.

28 Nov 2018
Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles

Methods, QC and breakpoints for rapid AST (reading inhibition zones after 4, 6 and 8 hours incubation) are now available. [more]

15 Nov 2018
New definitions of S, I and R now in Spanish

The presentations describing how to implement the new definitions of S, I and R and the Area of Technical Uncertainty (ATU) in laboratories are now available in both English and Spanish.[more]

07 Nov 2018
Consultation on H.influenzae and breakpoints for piperacillintazobactam

Consultation on H. influenzae and breakpoints for piperacillintazobactam - a proposed modification from 1 / 1 to 0.25 / 0.25 mg/L (open 7 November to 30 November, 2018). [more]

06 Nov 2018
Meropenem - a problem in a Sensititre panel discovered.

A problem withmeropenem in aThermo Fisher Sensititre panel(DKMNG) was discovered (6 November, 2018) [more]

06 Nov 2018
EUCAST Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles

EUCAST will shortly publish recommendations for how to perform rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles. During November, 2018, methods, breakpoint tables for interpretation and QC recommendations will be published.[more]

29 Oct 2018
New publication (in CMI) from the EUCAST AFST subcommittee.

How to:EUCAST recommendations on the screening procedure E.Def 10.1 for the detection of azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus isolates using four-well azole-containing agar plates. J. Guinea, P.E. Verweij, J....[more]

25 Oct 2018
Consultation - Oral amoxicilin breakpoints for S.pneumoniae

General consultation (24 Oct - 30 Nov, 2018) on proposed amoxicillin oral breakpoints for Streptococcus pnaeumoniae. [more]

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