BSAC Residential Workshops for EUCAST Susceptibility Testing 2020

The BSAC will be holding a three day practical workshop at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff aimed at those wishing to gain practical experience of the EUCAST methodology.

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25th - 27th August 2020
Venue: University of Wales

After this course you will:

•               Have knowledge of EUCAST standardised disc testing method

•               Have knowledge of antimicrobial resistance in Gram-negative and positive organisms

•               Use various methods to detect antimicrobial resistance mechanisms incl. carbapenemases.

•               Have knowledge of changes in EUCAST guidelines

•               Have a better understanding of how to interpret influenzae and S. pneumoniae using EUCAST guidelines.

•               Have understanding of how EUCAST clinical breakpoints are developed

•               Have an understanding of how to test & interpret difficult organisms

•               Be able to solve QC susceptibility testing problems

•               Be able to improve local susceptibility reporting

•               Have an overview of other susceptibility testing methods

•               Have an overview of new susceptibility testing technology

Event contact details

Esme Carruthers Telephone: 0121 236 1988 Event website


University of Wales Cardiff CF10 3NS