NHSN Organisms Lists

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The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Organisms Lists dataset includes organisms names and correspondent NHSN organism codes and SNOMED concept codes.

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The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Organisms Lists dataset includes provides the NHSN code for each organism and correspondent SNOMED Concept code with the SNOMED Fully Specified Name.

NHSN Organism Codes are specifics codes for organisms that includes two to ten letters, the NHSN organism list is large and its includes Commensal and pathogenic organisms.

SNOMED CT or SNOMED Clinical Terms is a systematically organized computer processable collection of medical terms providing codes, terms, synonyms and definitions used in clinical documentation and reporting. SNOMED CT is considered to be the most comprehensive, multilingual clinical healthcare terminology in the world.
The Dataset lists SNOMED codes for organism but SNOMED comprehensive coverage includes also clinical findings, symptoms, diagnoses, procedures, body structures, substances, pharmaceuticals, devices and specimens.
SNOMED CT “Concepts” are representational units that categorize all the things that characterize health care processes and need to be recorded therein. In 2011, SNOMED CT included more than 311,000 concepts, which are uniquely identified by a concept ID, e.g. the concept 22298006 refers to Myocardial infarction. All SNOMED CT concepts are organized into acyclic taxonomic (is-a) hierarchies; for example, Viral pneumonia IS-A Infectious pneumonia IS-A Pneumonia IS-A Lung disease. Concepts may have multiple parents, for example Infectious pneumonia is also a child of Infectious disease. The taxonomic structure allows data to be recorded and later accessed at different levels of aggregation. SNOMED CT concepts are linked by approximately 1,360,000 links, called relationships.
Concepts are further described by various clinical terms or phrases, called Descriptions, which are divided into Fully Specified Names (FSNs), Preferred Terms (PTs), and Synonyms. Each Concept has exactly one FSN, which is unique across all of SNOMED CT. It has, in addition, exactly one PT, which has been decided by a group of clinicians to be the most common way of expressing the meaning of the concept. It may have zero to many Synonyms. Synonyms are additional terms and phrases used to refer to this concept. They do not have to be unique or unambiguous.

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John Snow Labs; National Healthcare Safety Network;

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Organisms Lists, Common Commensals, National Healthcare Safety Network, SNOMED

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National Healthcare Safety Network Organisms Lists, NHSN Common Commensals Organisms Lists, SNOMED Codes Organisms Lists

Organism_NameNational Healthcare Safety Network organism name.stringrequired : 1
NHSN_Organism_CodeNational Healthcare Safety Network organism code in lettersstringrequired : 1
SNOMED_Concept_CodeOrganism correspondent SNOMED concept codeintegerrequired : 1 level : Nominal
SNOMED_Fully_Specified_NameOrganism correspondent SNOMED full namestringrequired : 1
MoldMOLD84489001Mold (organism)
LoboaLOBOA90959007Loboa (organism)
MucorMUCSP49782006Mucor (organism)
PhomaPHOMA61019006Phoma (organism)
VirusVIRUS49872002Virus (organism)
YeastYEAST62093005Yeast (organism)
FungusFUNG23496000Fungus (organism)
MyceteFUNG23496000Fungus (organism)
TaeniaTAENI28625000Taenia (organism)
JC virusJC36319009JC virus (organism)
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