Antifungal susceptibility testing (AFST)
Methods for susceptibility testing of Candida, Aspergillus and other fungi are developed and validated by the EUCAST subcommittee on AFST.
New and revised documents open for consultation will until accepted be published in the EUCAST News section together with all other consultations from EUCAST.
Information on subcommittee organisation and members are available on the webpage describing the Organisation of EUCAST.
Information for industry aiming to bring agents to EUCAST for review and revision of breakpoints or a new agent to EMA for registration is available at Information for industry.
Development of new methods and validation and calibration of existing methods is performed at the EUCAST Development Laboratory for AFST: The EUCAST Development Laboratory for Antifungal Susceptibility Testing
with the help of
Chairman Maiken Cavling Arendrup (maiken.c.arendrup[at]escmid.org)
Scientific Secretary Jesus Guinea Ortega (jesusguineaortega[at]escmid.org)
Clinical Data Coordinator Joseph Meletiadis (joseph.meletiadis[at]escmid.org)
EUCAST Development Laboratory for fungi
c/o Unit of Mycology
Dept. Microbiology & Infection Control
Statens Serum Institut, Building 211
Phone: +45 3268 3223 or +45 3268 3116
10 October 2016