Updating Breakpoints in Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Author: Andrea Prinzi, PhD, MPH, SM(ASCP), Medical Science Liaison at bioMérieux

In a recent American Society for Microbiology article, Dr. Andrea Prinzi provides background on the antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) breakpoint update process and details the steps clinical laboratories must take to maintain compliance and provide accurate data for optimal patient care. The following content is a summary of Dr. Prinzi’s article, which can be read in its entirety here.