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Mobile Phone Based Clinical Microscopy for Global Health Applications

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Fluorescence mobile phone microscopy images of tuberculosis in sputum.

(a) Fluorescence image of Auramine O-stained TB sputum sample. (b) Enlarged view of two tuberculosis bacilli from red-outlined area in (a). (c) Automated counting of fluorescently-labeled tuberculosis bacilli; counted bacilli are numbered and set to red in the image. Scale bars in (a) and (c) are 10 µm, scale bar in (b) is 1 µm.

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