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Research Article

Web-Based Virtual Microscopy for Parasitology: A Novel Tool for Education and Quality Assurance

  • Ewert Linder mail,

    ewert.linder@smi.ki.se

    Affiliations: Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cellbiology (MTC), Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Mikael Lundin,

    Affiliation: Biomedical Informatics Research Group, Folkhälsan Research Center and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, HUCH Clinical Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Cecilia Thors,

    Affiliations: Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cellbiology (MTC), Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Marianne Lebbad,

    Affiliation: Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden

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  • Jadwiga Winiecka-Krusnell,

    Affiliation: Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden

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  • Heikki Helin,

    Affiliation: Division of Pathology, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Byron Leiva,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, National University of Léon (UNAN), Léon, Nicaragua

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  • Jorma Isola,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

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  • Johan Lundin

    Affiliation: Biomedical Informatics Research Group, Folkhälsan Research Center and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, HUCH Clinical Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Published: October 22, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000315

About the Authors

Ewert Linder, Cecilia Thors, Marianne Lebbad, Jadwiga Winiecka-Krusnell
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden
Ewert Linder, Cecilia Thors
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cellbiology (MTC), Stockholm, Sweden
Mikael Lundin, Johan Lundin
Biomedical Informatics Research Group, Folkhälsan Research Center and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, HUCH Clinical Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Heikki Helin
Division of Pathology, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Byron Leiva
Department of Microbiology, National University of Léon (UNAN), Léon, Nicaragua
Jorma Isola
Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

Corresponding Author

Email: ewert.linder@smi.ki.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EL ML. Performed the experiments: ML CT ML JWK HH JL. Analyzed the data: CT ML JWK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CT ML BL JI JL. Wrote the paper: EL.