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Research Article

On-Chip Imaging of Schistosoma haematobium Eggs in Urine for Diagnosis by Computer Vision

  • Ewert Linder mail,

    ewertlinder@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Anne Grote,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Sami Varjo,

    Affiliation: Center for Machine Vision Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

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  • Nina Linder,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Marianne Lebbad,

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

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  • Mikael Lundin,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Vinod Diwan,

    Affiliation: Global Health/IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Jari Hannuksela,

    Affiliation: Center for Machine Vision Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

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  • Johan Lundin

    Affiliations: Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, Global Health/IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Published: December 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002547

About the Authors

Ewert Linder
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Anne Grote, Nina Linder, Mikael Lundin, Johan Lundin
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Sami Varjo, Jari Hannuksela
Center for Machine Vision Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Marianne Lebbad
Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (SMI), Solna, Sweden
Vinod Diwan, Johan Lundin
Global Health/IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: ewertlinder@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EL JL JH. Performed the experiments: EL JL AG MLu NL SV. Analyzed the data: EL JL AG MLu NL MLe VD SV JH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EL JL AG MLu NL MLe JH. Wrote the paper: EL JL AG NL.