Videos and online seminars

Online seminars

EUCAST online presentations and seminars


The new definitions of S, I and R and the Area of Technical Uncertainty (ATU) is 
explained in a video produced in January 2019. 

Online seminars, November and December, 2020 

  1. General EUCAST update, 11 November, 2020. The powerpoint presentation
  2. The "new I" (Susceptible, increased exposure), 20 November, 2020. The powerpoint presentation.
  3. The Area of Technical Uncertainty (ATU), 30 November, 2020. The powerpoint presentation.  
  4. EUCAST reference MIC and zone diameter distributions and ECOFFs, 7 December, 2020. The powerpoint presentation. 
  5. The EUCAST breakpoint table v 11.0 (2021) - what is new and how to find it, 16 December, 2020. 

Upcoming seminars, 2021

  1. Frequently Asked Questions (Erika Matuschek) and
    How to use ECOFFinder (John Turnidge) - 21 April, 2021. 
    A recording of the seminar is available here or on EUCAST Youtube here.
  2. The EUCAST website - how to get the full value. Date to be determined.
  3. Rapid AST directly from positive blood culture bottles. Date to be determined.
  4. Disease specific breakpoints - how to handle these in the laboratory and in reports. Date to be determined.
  5. The accuracy and reproducibility of AST results. Date to be determined. 
  6. Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria in 16-20 hours (9 December, 2021; at 8AM, 1PM and 4PM CET to satisfy different time zones; link below).
    EUCAST has developed a disk diffusion method for AST of 5 anaerobic species (Bacteroides spp, Prevotella spp, Fusobacterium acnes, Clostridium perfringens and Cutibacterium acnes).
    Methodology, QC criteria for ATCC strains and a reading guide has already been published on the website (for anyone who would like to start trimming their method). Breakpoints and disk diffusion correlates will soon follow. 
    Link to zoom seminar (same link for all three times)

    Gunnar Kahlmeter is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Disk diffusion of anaerobic bacteria
    Time: Dec 9, 2021 08:00 AM, 1PM and 4PM CET

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