Mission & Objectives

  • Contribute to advancement and harmonization of methods for diagnosis and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) of veterinary pathogens
  • Provide a joint European forum for veterinary microbiologists working in research, public health and animal health care
  • Prevent animal infectious diseases and promote evidence-based antimicrobial therapy, antimicrobial stewardship and best infection control practices in veterinary medicine
  • Promote One-Health by facilitating joint research and training collaborations between medical and veterinary microbiologists within areas of common interests (e.g. zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance)