In this work, we describe a project, jointly started by DEIS University of Bologna and Dianoema S.p.A., in order to build a system which is able to monitor nosocomial infections. To this purpose, the system computes various statistics that are based on the count of patient infections over a period of time. The precise count of patient infections needs a precise definition of bacterial strains. In order to find bacterial strains, clustering has been applied on the microbiological data collected along two years in an Italian hospital.

A system for monotoring nosocomial infections

LAMMA, Evelina;MELLO, Paola;RIGUZZI, Fabrizio;STORARI, Sergio
2000

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In this work, we describe a project, jointly started by DEIS University of Bologna and Dianoema S.p.A., in order to build a system which is able to monitor nosocomial infections. To this purpose, the system computes various statistics that are based on the count of patient infections over a period of time. The precise count of patient infections needs a precise definition of bacterial strains. In order to find bacterial strains, clustering has been applied on the microbiological data collected along two years in an Italian hospital.
2000
Knowledge-based systems; Medical informatics; Nosocomial Infections
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