Veterinary Susceptibility Testing

Veterinary Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (VetCAST)

VetCAST is a EUCAST subcommittee dealing with all aspects of antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacterial pathogens of animal origin and animal bacteria with zoonotic potential.  The subcommittee will operate within the format and structure of EUCAST (The European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing).


VetCAST Newsletter, December 2017.

VetCAST Newsletter, December 2016.


VetCAST vision, strategy, remits, Steering committee and members

VetCAST Guidance on how to collect and handle PK data (April 2018)


The VetCAST was formed on the 27 of April 2015, in Copenhagen during ECCMID 2015.


Agendas and minutes of meetings



P-L Toutain et al. 
En Route towards European Clinical Breakpoints for Veterinary Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: A Position Paper Explaining the VetCAST Approach

Frontiers in Microbiology, December 2017. 


Presentations 2016 (Amsterdam)


Presentations 2015 (Copenhagen)