Identification

Name

Electronic Laboratory Exchange Network

Short name

eLEXNET

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-10 15:15:26+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:20:50.085597+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The eLEXNET system is a seamless, integrated, secure network that allows multiple government agencies engaged in food safety activities to compare, communicate, and coordinate findings of laboratory analyses. eLEXNET enables health officials to assess risks, analyze trends and provides the necessary infrastructure for an early-warning system that identifies potentially hazardous foods.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
URL https://www.elexnet.com/
Related system
(1) Food Emergency Response Network (FERN)
(2) Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS)
(3) Oregon Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section ()

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

No

Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records