Category Archives: Ontology

Day 4: Infective Endocarditis microbiology

Day 4: With some of the Anatomy stuff sorted out, I started exploring the bugs i.e. bacteria, virus, fungi etc that cause Infective Endocarditis. The main culprits involved in IE are bacteria, with a few fungi causing occasion infection. Exploring … Continue reading

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Day 3: Organizing terms

Day 3: I started organizing the terms into categories – anatomy and microbiology to start with. I want to get some of the ‘basic’ information in first – information such as anatomy, physiology, microbiology etc. Not an exhaustive list, only … Continue reading

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Day 1: Infective endocarditis – introduction, modeling approach …

Background Infective endocarditis (IE) is an infection of the heart; to be more precise, of the endocardium of the heart, leading to valvular damage, heart failure and death if untreated. Bacterial infection is the most common cause and there is … Continue reading

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Experiment 1: A lab notebook for developing an ontology for Infective Endocarditis

This is the start of an experiment in keeping a weblog of my efforts in developing an ontology for Infective Endocarditis as an extension of the Infectious Disease Ontology (IDO). I started developing this about 3 years ago but then … Continue reading

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