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Harmonization of antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints in Europe: implications for reporting intermediate susceptibility



Harmonization of antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints in Europe: implications for reporting intermediate susceptibility



Journal of Antimicrobial ChemoTherapy 65(2): 183-185



Harmonization of antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints across Europe has resulted in the reintroduction of the intermediate susceptibility categorization into the BSAC susceptibility testing method for a wide range of antibiotic pathogen test pairs. The implications of this, for laboratories and prescribers, are discussed.

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Accession: 053479348

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PMID: 19996143

DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkp432


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