Guidance

UK SMI: report on survey into susceptibility testing methodology

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigation feedback report in response to a survey to help laboratories in their transition from BSAC to EUCAST.

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Report on survey into susceptibility testing methodology

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Until EUCAST provide updated guidance to fill the areas of non-alignment, UK SMIs recommend that laboratories may continue testing using the BSAC disk method and breakpoints, or perform EUCAST disk method then extrapolate zone sizes from related species.

Published 18 June 2018
Last updated 19 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added next review date: 12 June 2019.
  2. First published.