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Automated microscopy system for peripheral blood cells
Author(s): Sergei F. Boev; Vladimir V. Sazonov; Gennady I. Kozinets; Valery M. Pogorelov; Alexander A. Gusev; Farida V. Korobova; Alexander G. Vinogradov; Natalya V. Verdenskaya; Irina A. Ivanova
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Paper Abstract

The report describes the instrument ASPBS (Automated Screening of Peripheral Blood Cells) designed for an automated analysis of dry blood smears. The instrument is based on computer microscopy and uses dry blood smears prepared according to the standard Romanovskii-Giemza procedure. In comparison with the well-known flow cytometry systems, our instrument provides more detailed information and offers an opporunity of visualizing final results. The basic performances of the instrument are given. Software of this instrument is based on digital image processing and image recognition procedures. It is pointed out that the instrument can be used as a fairly universal tool in scientific research, public demonstrations, in medical treatment, and in medical education. The principle used as the basis of the instrument appeared adequate for creating an instrument version serviceable even during space flights where standard manual procedures and flow cytometry systems fail. The benefit of the use of the instrument in clinical laboratories is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 November 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4163, Optical Techniques and Instrumentation for the Measurement of Blood Composition, Structure, and Dynamics, (22 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.407651
Show Author Affiliations
Sergei F. Boev, Mints Radiotechnical Institute (Russia)
Vladimir V. Sazonov, Mints Radiotechnical Institute (Russia)
Gennady I. Kozinets, Hematological Scientific Ctr. (Russia)
Valery M. Pogorelov, National Scientific Ctr. for Hematology (Russia)
Alexander A. Gusev, National Scientific Ctr. for Hematology (Russia)
Farida V. Korobova, National Scientific Ctr. for Hematology (Russia)
Alexander G. Vinogradov, Mints Radiotechnical Institute (Russia)
Natalya V. Verdenskaya, Mints Radiotechnical Institute (Russia)
Irina A. Ivanova, Mints Radiotechnical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4163:
Optical Techniques and Instrumentation for the Measurement of Blood Composition, Structure, and Dynamics
Alexander V. Priezzhev; P. Ake Oberg, Editor(s)

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