EUCAST breakpoints used in this package are based on the dosages in this data set. They can be retrieved with
A data.frame with 169 observations and 9 variables:
Antibiotic ID as used in this package (such as
AMC), using the official EARS-Net (European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network) codes where available
Official name of the antimicrobial agent as used by WHONET/EARS-Net or the WHO
Type of the dosage, either "high_dosage", "standard_dosage" or "uncomplicated_uti"
Dose, such as "2 g" or "25 mg/kg"
Number of times a dose must be administered
Route of administration, either "im", "iv" or "oral"
Additional dosage notes
Original text in the PDF file of EUCAST
Version number of the EUCAST Clinical Breakpoints guideline to which these dosages apply
'EUCAST Clinical Breakpoint Tables' v11.0 (2021) are based on the dosages in this data set.
All reference data sets (about microorganisms, antibiotics, R/SI interpretation, EUCAST rules, etc.) in this
AMR package are publicly and freely available. We continually export our data sets to formats for use in R, SPSS, SAS, Stata and Excel. We also supply flat files that are machine-readable and suitable for input in any software program, such as laboratory information systems. Please find all download links on our website, which is automatically updated with every code change.
On our website https://msberends.github.io/AMR/ you can find a comprehensive tutorial about how to conduct AMR data analysis, the complete documentation of all functions and an example analysis using WHONET data.