| SRL-Maps

logo Google Maps Instructions

Initially, the map shows a zoomed out view of Europe. You can 'left click' and drag the map around, zoom in or out using the scale bar on the left hand side of the maps or change the terrain view using the buttons at the top right of the map - (You can have a try using the map on the left!)

Every laboratory which has submitted isolates as part of the EARSS network is represented on the map by a "placemark"



The colour of the placemark denotes the percentage of the total number of isolates submitted from the country reported from that particular laboratory - For the purposes of the initial SRL-Maps project all should therefore be the same colour.

The key on the right hand side of the page shows the percentage boundaries and each can be clicked on and off to explore the distribution of isolates. (For example clicking off the 0-10% placemark will give an indication of where the greater numbers of isolates are found).


When clicking on a laboratory placemark, an 'info window' opens showing the "laboratory code", the number of isolates sent in from that laboratory and a link inviting you to 'click to view spa Types'.


Data Loading...

After clicking the 'Click to view spa Types' link a data loading icon appears on the right of the screen indicating that the ST data is loading.

When complete this icon will disappear and the spa Type summary' will appear below the map.



no. isolates spa Type Pattern
other laboratories in Country
(no. isolates elsewhere with same spa Type)
2 t160 r07r23r21r24r33r22r17
click to view on map
2 t032 r26r23r23r13r23r31r29r17r31r29r17r25r17r25r16r28

When the data have loaded for the laboratory you chose you will be presented with a table as above.

The first column indicates the number of isolates of the spa Type which is shown in the second column. (Clicking on the spa Type allows you to see The spa Server Website an an indication of MLST Sequence types found within this spa type)

The repeat pattern of the spa type is then shown.
The penultimate column in the table indicates whether that spa Type has been found in any other laborotories (the first number) followed in brackets by the number of isolates of that spa Type in the other laboratories within your country.
The final column contains a link which allows you to view the Country-wide distribution of the spa Type. Click the link to view the other laboratories highlighted on the map.


green1 When viewing the Country wide distribution of a particular Spa Type, each laboratory where an isolate has been submitted to this study will have a placemark like that to the left.

the blue ICON (this)represents the laboratory that you initially clicked on.

The number within the placemark indicates the number of isolates with that Spa Type submitted from that laboratory.

The colour of the remaining placemarks indicates the MRSA/MSSA status of isolates from that Laboratory as follows -

green1 All isolates are MSSA
orange1 A mix of MRSA and MSSA isolates from this location
red1 All isolates are MRSA



After the data has loaded you will also see a series of graphs similar to those on the left
(For demonstration purposes this is fictional data).

This shows the overall summary for all laboratories within the country for ther Spa Type chosen.

The total number of isolates is given so that the graphs can be put into context.
The first pie chart shows the proportion of isolates that are MRSA or MSSA
The second pie chart shows the proportion of isolates where mortality data (14d) was given.

The bar chart shows the % of all isolates within the defined age ranges as indicated on the y-axis of the graph.


Click to return to Europe map.

At any point when investigating the distribution of either isolates in a particular laboratory or distribution of a particular Spa Type you may return to the initial view showing all laboratories within your country by clicking the map icon on the right hand side of the page.



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