Updating the approaches to define susceptibility and resistance to anti-tuberculosis agents: implications for diagnosis and treatment

Antimycobacterial Susceptibility Testing Group, D Machado, M Viveiros

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Abstract

Inappropriately high breakpoints have resulted in systematic false-susceptible AST results to anti-TB drugs. MIC, PK/PD and clinical outcome data should be combined when setting breakpoints to minimise the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance. https://bit.ly/3i43wb6
Original languageEnglish
Article number2200166
Number of pages11
JournalThe European respiratory journal
Volume59
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2022

Keywords

  • Antimycobacterial Susceptibility Testing
  • Breakpoints
  • Antimicrobial resistance

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