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To help tackle the global antimicrobial resistance crisis the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment (COST Action CA18217) aims to optimise veterinary antimicrobial use with special emphasis on the development of animal- and disease-specific treatment guidelines and refinement of microbiological diagnostic procedures.

Padua, Italy

Next Meeting

19 – 20 November 2020 next ENOVAT Management Committee meeting.

Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment

Working groups

Exploring fundamental aspects of antimicrobial research to build a larger critical mass of experts in veterinary antimicrobial stewardship throughout Europe.

Areas of expertise

Optimizing Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment

The action has built a network of experts for veterinary microbiological diagnostics, antimicrobial stewardship and treatment guidelines throughout Europe.


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Strain database, clinical breakpoints


Antimicrobial stewardship


Treatment guidelines

Join this Action

Scheme for people from COST countries to fill out

Scheme for people from non-COST countries to fill out


Activities and publications

News about ENOVAT’s activities including reports on research, education and publications.

Call for guidelines drafting group members

Veterinary Practice Guidelines on Antimicrobial use in poultry colibacillosis The ENOVAT Cost Action guidelines initiative is calling for people inter...

ITC Conference Grants

ITC Conference Grants for Meetings on the topic of ENOVAT are available during the second grant period between 01 May 2020 and 31 April 2021. Confere...


Workshops, courses, conferences

ICVCSAC 2020: 14. International Conference on Veterinary Clinical Science and Animal Care. Zurich, Switzerland


30th Annual ECVIM-CA Congress. Barcelona, Spain.


2nd ECVM Conference. Bari, Italy


ICVP 2020: 14. International Conference on Veterinary Parasitology and Veterinary Microbiology. Rome, Italy


3rd ENOVAT Management Committee Meeting, Padua, Italy link available soon