EUCAST Subcommittees

EUCAST subcommittees are set up to deal with specific issues or areas requiting particular expertise. Consultations and decisions on subcommittee proposals are made through the EUCAST Steering Committee and follows the structure of all other consultations and decisions.

When subcommittees have fulfilled their remit they are disbanded but may be re-established if the need arises.




Subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST AFST)

Standing subcommittee established in 2002. Read more....


Veterinary Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (VetCAST).
Standing Subcommittee established in 2015.


Subcommittee on the role of whole genome sequencing in antimicrobial susceptibility testing.Chair Neil Woodford. Subcommittee established in 2015. First report prepared for and discussed at ECCMID 2016. Written report published in CMI January 2017. Read more...


Former subcommittees.


Subcommittee on Expert Rules and Intrinsic Resistance.

Established in 2007, disbanded 2011.


Subcommittee on Anaerobe Susceptibility Testing

Established in 2007, disbanded 2011.


Subcommittee on the detection of resistance mechanisms of clinical and/or public health importance.

Established in 2011, disbanded 2014.