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Does the adoption of EUCAST susceptibility breakpoints affect the selection of antimicrobials to treat acute community-acquired respiratory tract infections? Initial quality control evaluations for susceptibility testing of dalbavancin BIan investigational glycopeptide with potent Gram-positive activity. Antibiotics analyzed included amikacin, ceftazidime, ciprofloxacin, cefepime, gentamicin, meropenem and piperacillin—tazobactum.

Gentamicin is rarely used as monotherapy in treating gram positive bacteria and as such this difference in MIC cut off is unlikely to be clinically significant. Factors influencing broth microdilution antimicrobial susceptibility test results for dalbavancin, a new glycopeptide agent. These accounted for the reduced level of agreement and may require further harmonization between the two breakpoints. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

The concordance between the two guidelines ranged from All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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The reference broth microdilution BMD antimicrobial susceptibility testing method for telavancin was revised to include dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO as a solvent and diluent for frozen-form panel preparation, following the CLSI recommendations for water-insoluble agents.

Telavancin is a lipoglycopeptide antibiotic with potent in vitro bactericidal activity when tested against Gram-positive clssi, including methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus MSSAmethicillin-resistant S.

In effect this has led to a slightly higher meropenem resistance of Of the S. Footnotes Published ahead of print 14 July Expanded recommendations for testing fluoroquinolones and salmonella, and elimination breakpoints for beta-lactamase, other than oxacillin cefoxitinpenicillin, and ceftaroline for staphylococci are included.


Some of the isolates included in this set 22 strains were provided by the Network on Antimicrobial Resistance in S. The concordance rates of the two guidelines for E.

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The Garrod Lecture: Jones are employees of JMI Laboratories who receive grant funds to study telavancin and were paid consultants to Theravance in connection with the development of the manuscript. Clsj antimicrobial susceptibility testing for these lipoglycopeptide agents was revised 67and updated quality control QC ranges for dalbavancin and oritavancin were established and published by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute CLSIin MS24 and previous documents 8.

The previous method produced most MIC results against S. Methods for dilution antimicrobial susceptibility tests z23 bacteria that grow aerobically: Support Center Support Center. MendesPaul R.

Update on the telavancin activity tested against European staphylococcal clinical isolates The revised method, along with QC ranges and updated breakpoints, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration FDA and incorporated into the labeling supplement for the product Vibativ telavancin 3.

For resource poor settings like Africa, there is need for guidelines that are accessible and affordable while still maintaining quality of reported susceptibility.

For additional information, visit the CLSI website at www. Frozen-form panels produced according to the previously established susceptibility testing method were manufactured, following the previous CLSI recommendations MS23 CLSI has a voting committee comprising representatives of both the profession and the industry and hence the industry plays a role in the clsj making process.


From a clinical stand point, reclassifying amoxicillin-clavulanate from intermediate to resistant is unlikely to adversely affect the patient as it simply removes cli from being a therapeutic consideration.


With EUCAST guidelines being freely available it should be considered as an alternative especially in resource poor settings in order to maintain up-to-date antibiotic susceptibility interpretation. CLSI guidelines have a number of disadvantages. The previous method generated results against all E.

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Further investigations proposed the use of dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO as the solvent for stock solution preparation, as well as a stock solution diluent for panel preparation. Abstract The reference broth microdilution BMD antimicrobial susceptibility testing method for telavancin was revised to include dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO as a solvent and diluent for frozen-form panel preparation, following the CLSI recommendations for water-insoluble agents.

We reviewed minimum inhibitory concentrations MIC of various antibiotics routinely reported for Escherichia coli E. Initially, Gram-positive clinical strains collected during previous worldwide surveillance programs These results also were observed for oritavancin, indicating that the presence of P at 0. Background Over the last two dlsi, there has been emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance in many bacterial clinical pathogens [ 1 ].

Four hundred sixty-two Gram-positive isolates, including a challenge set of organisms with reduced susceptibilities to comparator agents, were selected and tested using the revised method for telavancin, and the MIC results were compared mm100 those tested by the previously established method and several Sensititre dry-form BMD panel formulations.

Thirdly, the FDA has a major influence in determining official clinical breakpoints before they are adopted by CLSI and this raises major concerns on the influence of pharmaceutical industries in establishing the guidelines.