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

08 Feb 2023
The use of cefotaxime and ceftriaxone in S. aureus infections - guidance document

The use of cefotaxime and ceftriaxone in infections caused byS. aureus- a new guidance document. [more]

06 Feb 2023
Many visits, views and downloads from the EUCAST website!

The statistics on the number of unique visits (50-60 000 per month), views (100 000 - 140 000 per month) and downloads (40 000 - 60 000 per month) from the EUCAST website have been updated. The latest report also lists views...[more]

02 Feb 2023
The quality of material for EUCAST disk diffusion

EUCAST has investigated and reported on the quality of materials used for EUCAST disk diffusion antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST); Mueller-Hinton agar, Pre-poured commercial Mueller-Hinton plates and antibiotic disks....[more]

01 Feb 2023
Expert rules, Staphylococcus spp updated

The Staphylococcus spp. Expert Rules document was updated 1 Febr, 2023. The detection of benzylpenicillin resistance inS. lugdunensisis based on the breakpoints only - the assessment of inhibition zome edge has been...[more]

28 Jan 2023
New translations to Chinese

The Chinese NAC has translated several EUCAST documents. [more]

22 Jan 2023
Mycobacteria AST - inoculum preparation and how to perform CFU counts

Guidance from the EUCAST subcommittee on Antimycobacterial AST (AMST) on inoculum preparation and the performing of CFU counts. [more]

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]

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