Free Demo Latest Updates Video Tutorials

GIDEON vs ABX

What is the difference between GIDEON vs ABX?

ABX is an online textbook of Infectious Diseases, primarily for use by healthcare professionals and students in the United States.  Text notes regarding diagnosis and therapy are very comprehensive.  The program is static (not interactive) and details regarding updates are not stated on the website.

GIDEON is an online application that follows the status of Infectious Diseases, pathogens, drugs, and vaccines in 235 countries and territories.

Packed with unique, interactive features, GIDEON supports the diagnosis of 361 generic Infectious Diseases, comparison of diseases, drugs, and pathogens, epidemiological charts generation as well as identification of 2000+ medically important bacteria, mycobacteria, and yeasts in the lab.  The application is updated every day by a team of highly regarded medical experts.

At a glance…

Feature GIDEON ABX
Bayesian analysis-driven DDx tools YES NO
Anti-infective drugs YES YES
– USA YES YES
– International YES NO
– Historical YES NO
– Drugs comparison by spectra YES NO
– Drugs filter by toxicity YES NO
– Drugs filter by interaction YES NO
Drug trade names 29,350 ~390
Vaccines 81 23
Bacteria and yeasts 2,000+ ~170
Identify bacteria and yeasts YES NO
Compare bacteria and yeasts YES NO
Parasites ~150 ~30
Viruses ~200 21
Compare Infectious Diseases YES NO
Pre-travel information YES NO
Epidemiological country-specific notes 23,000+
Outbreaks 25,000+
Surveys 79,000+
Graphs 34,000+
Interactive maps 362
Images 3,000+
Update frequency Daily Monthly

GIDEON Sign In