GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) is used for diagnosis and as a reference tool in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy.
It has images of many bugs and their effect on the human body. It also includes interactive maps, graphs and linked references.
The microbiology unit can be used to identify a taxon based on its phenotypic characteristics. View a list of the typical positive and negative reactions for a specific organism and compare the reactions of two or more species.
Tips for searching this specialized database are given in a two-page PDF and a XX PowerPoint slides.