Part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
12 April 2010
The Oxoid range of products for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) includes all products recommended by EUCAST (the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) for use in the new, harmonized European disc diffusion method, due for launch in 2010.
The Oxoid range includes:
EUCAST was formed in 1997 with the aim of achieving a European consensus on susceptibility testing to enable comparability of data and resistance surveillance within the international community. The new European disc diffusion methodology has been calibrated to EUCAST-harmonized MIC breakpoints, which are now in widespread use throughout Europe.
For further information about the new harmonized European disc diffusion method visit www.eucast.org. For the full list of EUCAST-ready AST products available from Oxoid, please download the Oxoid EUCAST Portfolio, and for the complete range of QC organisms, please download the list of EUCAST QC strains.