EUCAST https://www.eucast.org/ EUCAST EUCAST https://www.eucast.org/ https://www.eucast.org/fileadmin/feed_icon_88x31.gif 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. Review: Azithromycin, Telithromycin, Spiramycin, Tulathromycin https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=442&cHash=6974c104616b2d2afff2eb792853327c As part of the 2020-2021 general review and revision of MIC distributions and ECOFFs, these agents... Review of MIC distributions of several agents https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=441&cHash=ab694d3bd7bd1ffc3572d8f636a620b1 MIC distributions of several agents (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, rifampicin,... Brief information on EUCAST definitions of S, I and R to clinical colleagues. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=440&cHash=aa5f2e46ce0ba5ff3fe8b1490821858f An abbreviated information on the EUCAST 2019/20 changes to the definitions and use of S, I and R.... EUCAST calibration and validation graphs updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=439&cHash=29800bddd5f7ae0b911af2e8aa9a8650 Calibration and validation graphs related to breakpoint table v 11.0 (2021) updated 1 July,... EUCAST at ECCMID 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=438&cHash=d6f097e70c73c1ebcd7755ad4a000da2 EUCAST at ECCMID 2021. Programme. The EUCAST FAQ updated. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=437&cHash=fbd07eaeb2e3ec8f48e7b5b941fe7334 EUCAST updates the FAQ at regular intervals. Mostly questions are added and in some cases replies... Legionella AST - guidance updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=436&cHash=8b0a5c767da917207a28f8f9c864d2f6 The EUCAST guidance document on susceptibility testing on L.pneumophila is updated. Acquired... Curation of MIC database is fasttracked https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=435&cHash=76462d274711814e957495ca73df1acb The EUCAST Subcommittee on MIC and zone diameter distributions and ECOFFs, having redeveloped the... Daptomycin RD v 2.0 uploaded https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=434&cHash=27c511cf2b0adf1e021f42c478a25538 The daptomycin rationale document has been updated to v 2.0.  MIC distribution database is being curated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=433&cHash=0161c4176ac9990aea81307179780d5b Following the recent re-programming of the software for the display of MIC and inhibition zone... How to handle the EUCAST new S, I and R - sign up for webinar https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=432&cHash=739a04cabf828e16de478b7314494ac4 UK-NEQAS webinar 12 May, 2021, 3.30 PM CET: Use the link below to sign up. How to handle the... Will adding Ca++ to Muller Hinton media enhance the detection of colistin resistance https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=431&cHash=07799bcea104e4973c0d9822c9b7699d Revisiting colistin susceptibility testing: Will adding calcium to Mueller-Hinton agar improve the... MIC distributions and ECOFFs for veterinary pathogens updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=430&cHash=0be9f964a9f40e020aef892ec141fb28 Together with VetCAST EUCAST has updated MIC distributions and ECOFFs for several veterinary... Delafloxacin rationale document updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=429&cHash=56e9471b0971fda63aafd18542557c9c The delafloxacin rationale document has been updated.  "Frequently Asked Questions in EUCAST AST methods" and "How to use ECOFFinder" https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=428&cHash=a2f79ff327ab6f043cb1302c84d9bc8a Online seminar 21 April, 2021; 8.00 AM and 1.00 PM. The seminar consisted of two unrelated... Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=427&cHash=461224b76f8d9716e51c77aa05f6f9f2 A laboratory trial designed to investigate the robustness of the EUCAST disk diffusion test for... EUCAST aphorisms https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=426&cHash=df42351b394612323fbe5a22e4949d99 The manufacturer of antimicrobial susceptibility testing material is responsible for the quality of... EUCAST breakpoints offer two levels of susceptible (S and I). https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=425&cHash=a886772b1fcd86b0aa055faa6a2527f9 In 2019, EUCAST abandoned the previously used definitions of S, I and R, and introduced... Temocillin breakpoints - discussion in JAC https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=424&cHash=efee8e79e5009acbbe5ef87a3ea53f66 A discussion of temocillin breakpoints is published in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. See... Breakpoint table v. 11: a mistake in the Staphylococcus spp tab. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=423&cHash=687a00fcffc9b0832c6b2baa4934f17f There is a mistake in the EUCAST breakpoint table v 11.0 where, in the Staphylococcus spp tab, the... Cefiderocol MIC and zone diameter correlates available. https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=422&cHash=b96af5d0dd73b6a5fa3a6d0778557730 The EUCAST MIC and zone diameter correlates for cefiderocol are now available. The isolates used... Dosing in children https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=421&cHash=f7ff1e3c4afb2b36876e795f7982d144 The European Society for Pediatric Infectious Disease (ESPID) has accepted an invitation from... New and updated Rational Documents published https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=420&cHash=f91ff53934e4ceca65f8cde8dd538cf2 Ten new or updated Rationale Documents published, all identifiable in the list of documents by the... EUCAST online seminars - new titles for 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=419&cHash=9e3dd4a597cebac62173ea47ef770144 EUCAST is looking for input from users on which titles for online seminars to concentrate on during... EUCAST news January 2021 https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=418&cHash=6d97faac96225f264b04a23bb06b3527 There is only little news from EUCAST January 2021. The next EUCAST Steering Committee meeting is... Website statistics updated https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=417&cHash=f0662bcf23dc02ae26d24ce44174fee6 The use of EUCAST websites continue to increase. The number of monthly unique page views are now... Breakpoint tables for 2021 published https://www.eucast.org/eucast_news/news_singleview/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=416&cHash=0af950182d1dea8f854e2be8b11cbbe4 The EUCAST breakpoint tables for bacteria 2021 published.