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This application allows users to look up information about different infectious diseases. The app is free. Information from the iTunes store is noted below. DescriptionIDdx was built for queries. Users can find lists of matching infectious diseases by using the disease search criteria (99 signs & symptoms, 39 epidemiological...
This application allows users to look up information about different infectious diseases. The app is free. Information from the iTunes store is noted below.
IDdx was built for queries. Users can find lists of matching infectious diseases by using the disease search criteria (99 signs & symptoms, 39 epidemiological factors, and 16 regions of the world). The user can see all the symptoms associated with a disease or see all the diseases associated with a symptom. See http://www.iddx.com/gideon.html for how IDdx compares to GIDEON, the only other infectious disease application built as a relational database to supports queries.
WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH IDdx? - Explore the database of 251 diseases in 15 categories. - Search by Disease Name or Disease Criteria. - Disease criteria include 99 signs & symptoms, 39 epidemiological factors, and 16 regions of the world. - Examples of epidemiological factors are ingest (entry), soil (source), ticks (vector), and cats (reservoir). - Access diseases worldwide or limit the search to those endemic to the United States.
WHAT IS THE CONTENT? - Similar to the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, the content includes coverage of 251 important infectious diseases organized into the following categories: arthropod-borne, bioterrorism, childhood, community-acquired, foodborne, gastroenteritis, sapronoses, localized infections, sexually-transmitted, and zoonoses.
PLEASE NOTE An internet connection is required to reach the IDdx server when performing disease queries.