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

27 Jan 2022
EUCAST system for abbreviating antimicrobial agents - update

EUCAST system for antimicrobial name abbreviations (January 2022).Previous version(13 July, 2018)[more]

25 Jan 2022
AFST comment on AST of dermatophytes

From the EUCAST Antifungal subcommittee (AFST): Comment on: Multicentre validation of a EUCAST method for the antifungal susceptibility testing of microconidiaforming dermatophytes.[more]

18 Jan 2022
The table listing breakpoints and ECOFFs for antifungal agents and relevant fungi is now updated.

Antifungal agents have MIC distributions in the EUCAST MIC distribution database. ECOFFs are assessed and revised as new data is available. Also clinical breakpoints are regularly assessed and sometimed revised. The EUCAST AFST...[more]

16 Jan 2022
All MIC/Zone diameter calibration file updated. Anaerobic bacteria added.

With changes in the breakpoint table v 12.0 and the adding of disk diffusion criteria for anaerobic bacterial and for Vibrio spp, the calibration filesshowing the relationship between MIC and inhibition zone...[more]

11 Jan 2022
EUCAST/ESPID joint task force on dosing of antibiotics in children - questionnaire on common practices.

EUCAST and ESPID arepreparing to address antibiotic dosing and exposure in children to match the current EUCAST recommendations for adults. To initiate discussion and development we encourage colleagues to answer the...[more]

08 Jan 2022
Delafloxacin ECOFFs and TECOFFs published

Delafloxacin, a recent addition to the quinolone agents, has now received ECOFFs and TECOFFs.[more]

01 Jan 2022
Happy New Year from the EUCAST

This is to wish all EUCAST users a happy and successful new year and to summarise some recent changes and additions to the EUCAST system. Breakpoint tables v 12.0 (2022) with MIC and disk diffusion criteria for Vibrio...[more]

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