EUCAST https://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST https://www.eucast.org/ https://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif AFST comment on AST of dermatophytes https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=472&cHash=f3c2ec023cf2de1c420a3831e28e8b20 From the EUCAST Antifungal subcommittee (AFST): Comment on: Multicentre validation of a EUCAST... The table listing breakpoints and ECOFFs for antifungal agents and relevant fungi is now updated. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=471&cHash=9683eb4feaa642cca1d809639fea5ef3 Antifungal agents have MIC distributions in the EUCAST MIC distribution database. ECOFFs are... All MIC/Zone diameter calibration file updated. Anaerobic bacteria added. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=470&cHash=ec4a20fc82163fa62a12c81bd78a346f With changes in the breakpoint table v 12.0 and the adding of disk diffusion criteria for anaerobic... EUCAST/ESPID joint task force on dosing of antibiotics in children - questionnaire on common practices. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=469&cHash=4a65a1c7f3ecbcce8305277483a82954 EUCAST and ESPID are preparing to address antibiotic dosing and exposure in children to match... Delafloxacin ECOFFs and TECOFFs published https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=468&cHash=9d4cef165c6d3587aa02a4e5d9b9743d Delafloxacin, a recent addition to the quinolone agents, has now received ECOFFs and TECOFFs.  Happy New Year from the EUCAST https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=467&cHash=c3b8750523ae9d4bbbb8f9431f1227e9 This is to wish all EUCAST users a happy and successful new year and to summarise some recent... Disk diffusion criteria and revised breakpoints for anaerobic bacteria https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=466&cHash=a14dff92d8dd427b3cb69167643de4d3 Disk diffusion methods and criteria and revised breakpoints for anaerobic bacteria now available. RAST breakpoints and QC criteria updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=465&cHash=8649abeaf79c258bec3e3691335b695f Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles: breakpoints and QC updated to match the... Breakpoint tables and dosages v 12.0 (2022) published https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=464&cHash=ea8540c0fbdaa71b3bbcb3bf765239de The revised breakpoint table (v 12.0) and dosages now published. Valid from 1 January, 2022. Guidance document update https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=463&cHash=741fb42fa822f66ba7f31b741a7a5030 Setting breakpoints for agent-inhibitor combinations was updated 14 December, 2021 Recording of online seminar on EUCAST disk diffusion testing of anaerobic bacteria available https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=462&cHash=eaf9b9c644a289b010d4a4fdb5ac6cc7 On 9 December at 8AM, 1PM and 4PM, EUCAST organised an online seminar with contributions from... Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria - online seminar! https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=461&cHash=f178cce9e5218846761826f2ef5c5348 The 9th of December at 8AM, 1PM and 4PM there is an open online seminar on the new EUCAST disk... Recording of online seminar on the new breakpoint table available https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=460&cHash=686631851b56487996a1952dfc7bcfb9 A recording of the online seminar on the new breakpint table is now available. Breakpoint Table v 12.0 (2022) on consultation https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=459&cHash=160a5b91371e598957e10178fb3aa143 Next year´s breakpoint table, v 12.0, is on consultation from 3 - 20 December 2021 Several SOPs updated 2 December 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=458&cHash=d543c4cd5aa42b6ace4ac80329625947 Several SOPs updated 2 December 2021 (1.4, 2.4, 5.3 and 10.2).  Breakpoints in brackets https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=457&cHash=f5b6c5f6751ab6e0384927fc9db08d5c EUCAST introduced breakpoints in brackets in 2020. In breakpoint table 12.0 (2022) there are... Phenotypic screening tests to detect resistance of clinical importance. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=456&cHash=0eba1fea414b27bd4a4037947a666f34 Phenotypic screening tests to detect resistance of clinical importance.  In EUCAST breakpoint... What to do when there are no breakpoints? https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=455&cHash=f1331632bde3b837bc983718864c710e What to do when there are no breakpoints? Not every agent and/or species have breakpoints in EUCAST... EUCAST consultation on Aminopenicillin breakpoints for Enterobacterales (14 Jan, 2022) https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=454&cHash=aba739878ef50ac43b618ce0b3b38844 EUCAST has releaed a general consultation and invites comments on proposed changes to... EUCAST Online seminars on 3 (breakpoint table 2022) and 9 December (disk diffusion of anaerobes), 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=453&cHash=4a2181125f4fa3344e46ce8901b206c6 EUCAST invites to online seminars on the 3 and 9 December - each seminar is open at 8-9... Several public consultations - deadline 15 November 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=452&cHash=680b8d222f039166b872d9eaff1a58d3 There are several public consultations which will expire 15 November, 2021. Vibrio species -... Itraconazole rationale document updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=451&cHash=bd261570395b31b6862ecaebc23e1c16 The two rationale documents on itraconazole (Candida spp and Aspergillus spp) were amalgamated and... EUCAST on "intrinsic resistance and unusual phenotypes" updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=450&cHash=d75c16db85ee0d4369a4148e463d72a8 The EUCAST document Advice on intrinsic resistance and exceptional phenotypes v 3.3 has been... General consultation on colistin breakpoints https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=449&cHash=f5d7be735745abc2fcd95fa211a30ed4 EUCAST is proposing to change colistin breakpoints to breakpoints in brackets. The consultation is... Seminar on EUCAST Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria 9 December https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=448&cHash=9fe12cf8958c19f836a2965af3b91702 Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria in 16-20 hours (9 December, 2021; at 8AM, 1PM and 4PM CET to... General consultation on breakpoints for anaerobic bacteria https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=447&cHash=926718f527914ffd432f02e90e2520fb EUCAST general and public consultation on breakpoints for anaerobic bacteria. The consultation... General consultation on clinical breakpoints for Vibrio species https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=446&cHash=526b76dd8d368b13f24bcda45db45ecc General consultation on clinical breakpoints for Vibrio species 1 October - 15 November. Use the... Susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=445&cHash=b6adcb538c66b0873b8ed22077a102f2 EUCAST has developed a disk diffusion method for AST of five important anaerobic species... Disk diffusion methodology and QC of anaerobic bacteria https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=444&cHash=00f6d5c5f326d9f9f074f7cd90714ff2 Three months ahead of releasing breakpoints and disk diffusion correlates EUCAST publishes the... Review: vanco, teico, tela, dalba and oritavancin https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=443&cHash=18defd62796a6f9fb3cedf896533efaa Vancomycin, teicoplanin, telavancin, dalbavancin and oritavancin reviewed.