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Support for the introduction of the European breakpoints of the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibilty Testing (EUCAST) by the Swiss Antibiogramm Committee .
Article by Jacques Bille and Reinhard Zbinden published in "pipette" nr. 2, April 2011, p 17 on the recommendation to carry out antibiograms according to the guidelines established by EUCAST.
download Liste EUCAST-CLSI Swiss Antibiogram Committee Version April 2012.pdf (french)
download Liste EUCAST-CLSI Swiss Antibiogram Committee Version April 2012.pdf (italian)
(download) R. Zbinden: EUCAST in the laboratory: major changes, reporting, and the organization in Switzerland
(download) J. Bille: Staphylococci and glycopeptides
(download) R. Frei: Enterobacteriaceae, nonfermenters and ß-lactams
(download) K. Mühlemann: CLSI and EUCAST recommend to no longer test for ESBL phenotype : should we stop to isolate ESBL carriers or reconsider specific hygiene measures for ESBL? Replace “ESBL”by “MDR-GN”?
(download) G. Zanetti: There is a need for alternatives to carbapenems against ESBL-producing enterobacteriaceae
(download) J. Bille: Enterococci and glycopeptides ... (not presented)