Veterinary Susceptibility Testing

Veterinary Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (VetCAST)

VetCAST is a EUCAST subcommittee formed in 2015. It deals with all aspects of antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacterial pathogens of animal origin and animal bacteria with zoonotic potential. 

The subcommittee will operate as a standing subcommittee of EUCAST and within the format and structure of EUCAST.


  1. VetCAST vision, strategy, remits, Steering Committee and committee members (30 Dec, 2019)
    (previous version of the document from April 2018).
  2. VetCAST Guidance on how to collect and handle PK data (April 2018)
  3. VetCAST rationale documents (florfenicol v 1.0, 2019)
  4. VetCAST breakpoint tables (under development)