Haute école de gestion de Genève

Building a transnational biosurveillance network using semantic web technologies : requirements, design, and preliminary evaluation

Teodoro, Douglas ; Pasche, Emilie ; Gobeill, Julien ; Emonet, Stéphane ; Ruch, Patrick ; Lovis, Christian

In: Journal of medical internet research, 2012, vol. 14, no. 3, p. 1-17

Background: Antimicrobial resistance has reached globally alarming levels and is becoming a major public health threat. Lack of efficacious antimicrobial resistance surveillance systems was identified as one of the causes of increasing resistance, due to the lag time between new resistances and alerts to care providers. Several initiatives to track drug resistance evolution have been developed....