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[bioontology-support] UMLS REST Service Access Request

Trish Whetzel whetzel at stanford.edu
Thu Dec 10 16:28:16 PST 2009


For the Spanish version of SCTSPA, there are 2 items listed on: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/sourcereleasedocs/index.html 
. Do you have a preference for which version to load?

Trish


On Dec 10, 2009, at 1:04 PM, Steven Bedrick wrote:

> Hi, Trish-
>
> Thanks for the pointer- the BioPortal REST service looks pretty  
> great. My various use cases do not usually involve direct AUI  
> lookup, so this should be fine. I particularly like the hierarchy  
> browser- is this just recursively querying the MRHIER UMLS table, or  
> is it using some other source?
>
> As far as vocabularies go- there are only two that I use regularly  
> that aren't included. They're the Spanish versions of MeSH and  
> SNOMED-CT (MSHSPA and SCTSPA).
>
> -SB
>
> On Dec 10, 2009, at 12:55 PM, Trish Whetzel wrote:
>
>> Hi Steven,
>>
>> The UMLS REST services based on the UMLS metathesaurus will be  
>> discontinued and are replaced with the BioPortal REST services: http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/BioPortal_REST_services 
>> . The main differences are that the BioPortal REST services access  
>> the individual terminology and that queries by AUI are not  
>> supported. In order to traverse the hierarchy by CUI, the hierarchy  
>> services can be used as listed here: http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/BioPortal_REST_services#Hierarchy_Services 
>> .  Does your use case require query by AUI?
>>
>> If there are UMLS terminologies that you would like to access, but  
>> do not see in BioPortal (http://rest.bioontology.org/bioportal/ontologies?email=example@example.org 
>> ), please request that they be loaded.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Trish
>>
>>
>>
>> On Dec 10, 2009, at 12:40 PM, Steven Bedrick wrote:
>>
>>> Hello-
>>>
>>> I'd love to try out the NCBO UMLS REST service and see how it  
>>> compares to my homebrew UMLS REST service. :-) My information, as  
>>> per the web page, is as follows:
>>>
>>>  1. Organization: Oregon Health and Science University
>>>  2. Department: Department of Biomedical Informatics & Clinical  
>>> Epidemiology
>>>  3. Area of interest: Cross-language information retrieval, image  
>>> retrieval
>>>  4. What kind of research where the REST services will be applied:  
>>> Query processing, corpus annotation
>>>  5. How did you learned about the UMLS REST Services: Browsing the  
>>> NCBO site
>>>  6. Do you have an active valid UMLS license: Yes. My license code  
>>> is 10630A283
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> -SB
>>>
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>>
>> Trish Whetzel, PhD
>> Outreach Coordinator
>> The National Center for Biomedical Ontology
>> Ph: 650-721-2378
>> whetzel at stanford.edu
>> http://www.bioontology.org
>>
>>
>>
>




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