Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Antimicrobial susceptibility reporting

Changes to antimicrobial susceptibility reporting from microbiology laboratory from 3rd May 2022

Antibiotic susceptibility will be reported as I as well as the more familiar S and R. Antibiotics reported as I are effective treatment options when given at an increased dose and should not be avoided. Please click here for full details of these changes and the full list of antimicrobials and doses recommended in adults if reported as I.

For guidance and dose recommendations for isolates reported as I in paediatrics and neonates please click here for the guideline.



Published: 23/05/2022. Medicines Update blogs are correct at the time of publishing.

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