The United Kingdom National Susceptibility Testing Laboratory for the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)
Public Health Wales
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)
Country of intervention
About the project
The Speciality Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Unit (SACU) is the UK national center for susceptibility testing for the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC). Dr Mandy Wootton and Dr Robin Howe are Secretary and Chairperson for the Susceptibility Testing working party. This committee has helped in the development of the European standardized method for susceptibility testing (EUCAST), currently used by over 80% of UK and European laboratories.
What does your project involve?
The project involves various aspects, mainly developing susceptibility testing methodology, investigating new technologies and testing new developments for European guidelines.
The improvement of patient care through better susceptibility testing.