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EUCAST News

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

05 Jul 2023
VetCAST open meeting 2023 - minutes posted

Minutes from the VetCAST open meeting, during ECCMID in Copenhagen, 2023 are now available. [more]

30 Jun 2023
A revised version of the guidance on "What to do when there are no breakpoints" published

Following frequent questions and pleas for further guidance, EUCAST has revised the document "What to do when there are no breakpoints". This is not the type of document where a consultation is part of the process....[more]

29 Jun 2023
A new version of the breakpoint table (13.1) published. Additional agents for anaerobes.

The breakpoint tables have been updated from 13.0 (1 Jan, 2023) to 13.1 (29 June, 2023). This allows the AST of several additional agents for anaerobic bacteria. There is a matching update of QC tables. [more]

14 Jun 2023
The EUCAST FAQ updated

EUCAST receives many questions. Most are dealt with as soon as they are submitted, and many are listed in a file which is regularly updated. The FAQ file was updated 2023-06-14. [more]

07 Jun 2023
Updates to RAST breakpoint tables and QC

Breakpoints and QC for several species and agents have been updated for incubation beyond 8h. See breakpoint tables, calibration files and QC recommendations. [more]

25 Apr 2023
Zone diameter distributions all curated

All EUCAST distributions of inhibition zone diameters have been curated via a new algorithm and software which automatically identifies wild type distributions, allocates ECOFFs and TECOFFs and reports confidence...[more]

25 Apr 2023
RAST - breakpoints for additional agents now available!

Breakpoints for several additional agents have been added to the RAST breakpoint table and QC table. All development data has been made available, also for new agents. Visit the RAST website for more information. [more]

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