EUCAST breakpoints used in this package are based on the dosages in this data set. They can be retrieved with eucast_dosage().



A data.frame with 169 observations and 9 variables:

  • ab
    Antibiotic ID as used in this package (such as AMC), using the official EARS-Net (European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network) codes where available

  • name
    Official name of the antimicrobial agent as used by WHONET/EARS-Net or the WHO

  • type
    Type of the dosage, either "high_dosage", "standard_dosage" or "uncomplicated_uti"

  • dose
    Dose, such as "2 g" or "25 mg/kg"

  • dose_times
    Number of times a dose must be administered

  • administration
    Route of administration, either "im", "iv" or "oral"

  • notes
    Additional dosage notes

  • original_txt
    Original text in the PDF file of EUCAST

  • eucast_version
    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.

Reference Data Publicly Available

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.

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