C-DAC’s Toolkit For SNOMED CT

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CSNOtk Overview

CSNOtk is specially designed FOSS toolkit for easy access and integration of SNOMED CT in health care applications. SNOMED CT is comprehensive clinical healthcare terminology provided by SNOMED International.
The CSNOtk contains four packages:

  • CSNOLib
  • CSNOServ
  • CSNOCtrl
  • CSNOFinder
CSNOtk is simple to use suite of tools for SNOMED CT database integration, generic and term/semantic tag based search as well as ready to use jQuery based custom control for SNOMED CT UI enablement. This toolkit enables clinicians and researchers to find out relevant SNOMED CT codes with their synonyms, fully specified names and different types of relationship between concepts.


  • Easy to use Object Oriented API for search, suggest, lookup and explore
  • Simple map and SNOMED CT to ICD-10 Mapping APIs
  • Hassle free integration of SNOMED CT in healthcare application
  • Facility to access Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) APIs
  • Facility for import and search from the reference sets
  • Support for national extensions
  • Easy to use embed jQuery based custom controls
  • Apache Lucene engine based full-text search
  • Ready to use SNOMED CT web service
  • Automates database and Lucene index creation from the SNOMED CT release files
  • Quick development or augmentation of existing application using CSNOLib
  • Feature rich SNOMED CT browser
  • Easy to setup components using installer package