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Thursday, 30 Jun 2022, 02:48
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (Fleming Fund F)
Glossary: Glossary

epidemiological cut-off (ECOFF)

An agreed concentration of antibiotic that defines a wild type microorganism. The ECOFF reflects the ability to detect resistance mechanisms that may or may not be clinically significant in a susceptibility test.