Organization

EUCAST Subcommittees

EUCAST subcommittees are set up to deal with specific issues or areas requiring 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 when need arises.

 

Subcommittees

 

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. Read more...

 

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... The subcommittee is being reassembled in 2023-24.

 

Subcommittee on antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Mycobacteria. Read more...

 

Subcommittee on MIC distributions and the setting of ECOFFs. Read more in the introduction of the MIC distribution website... and in EUCAST SOP10.2

 

Subcommittee on Anaerobe Susceptibility Testing was disbanded in 2022 in favour of direct management from the Steering Committee and the EUCAST Development Laboratory. A review of current breakpoints for anaerobe bacteria and the development of a disk diffusion test are ongoing. 

 

 

 

Former subcommittees.

 

Subcommittee on Expert Rules and Intrinsic Resistance. Established in 2007, disbanded 2011. Read more...

 

Subcommittee on the detection of resistance mechanisms of clinical and/or public health importance. Established in 2011, disbanded 2014. Read more...

 

Subcommittee on susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria, established in 2011 was disbanded in 2022.