Rapid AST in bloodcultures

Breakpoints validated for EUCAST short incubation disk diffusion directly from positive blood culture bottles.

For interpretation of rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, reading and interpreting inhibition zones after 4 hours, 6 hours, 8 hours and 16-20 hours, always use the RAST Breakpoint Tables (below). Never use EUCAST standard breakpoint tables.

 

Breakpoints for Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles, v 5.1* (pdf-file for printing; 3 May, 2022) - including a reading time beyond 8 h.

Breakpoints for Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles, v 5.1* (Excel-table for screen; 13 May, 2022) - including a reading time beyond 8 h.

*An error in the the version 5.0 (from April 12, see below) was corrected in version 5.1. 

 

Archived tables:

Breakpoints for Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles, v 5.0 (pdf-file, 12 April, 2022; error corrected in version 5.1 above) 

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 4.0 (pdf-file for printing; 1 January - 12 April, 2022)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 4.0 (Excel-table for screen; 1 January - 12 April, 2022)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 3.0 (pdf-file for printing; 1 January, 2021 - 31 December, 2021)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 3.0 (Excel-table for screen; 1 January, 2021 - 31 December, 2021)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 2.1 (pdf-file for printing; 20 April, 2020 - 30 December, 2020)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 2.1 (Excel-table for screen; 20 April, 2020 - 30 December, 2020)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 2.0 (pdf-file for printing; valid until 20 April, 2020)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 2.0 (Excel-table for screen; valid until 20 April, 2020)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 1.1 (pdf-file for printing); valid until 10 February, 2020.

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles, v 1.1 (Excel-table for screen); valid until 10 February, 2020.

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles v 1.0 (pdf for printing; valid until 2 May, 2019)

Breakpoint tables for Rapid AST directly from blood culture bottles v 1.0 (Excel for screen; valid until 2 May, 2019)

 

 

 

28 November, 2018