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  • An automatic system for computing malaria parasite density in thin blood films 

    Dantas Oliveira, Allisson; Carvalho, Bruno; Prats Soler, Clara; Espasa, Mateu; Gómez Prat, Jordi; López Codina, Daniel; Albuquerque, Jones O. (Springer, 2018-01)
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    Malaria is a major worldwide health problem, specially in countries with tropical climates and remote areas. In this paper, we present an automatic system for estimating malaria parasite density in thin blood smears. ...
  • A two years simulation using a real data cellular automaton: A predictive case study with the schistosomiasis expansion process along the coastline of Brazil 

    Albuquerque, Jones O.; Bocanegra, Silvana; Ferrer-Savall, Jordi; López Codina, Daniel; de Souza, Marco Antônio; Souza Santos, Reinaldo; Barbosa, Constança (2013)
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    This work presents a Cellular Automata model to characterize the social and environmental factors which contribute for the analysis of the expansion process of Schistosoma mansoni infection in Pernambuco - Brazil. The model ...
  • Congenital and blood transfusion transmission of chagas disease: A framework using mathematical modeling 

    Ramalho, Edneide; Albuquerque, Jones O.; Cristino, Cláudio; Lorena, Virginia; Gómez i Prat, Jordi; Prats Soler, Clara; López Codina, Daniel (2018-11-01)
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    Chagas disease or American trypanosomiasis is an important health problem in Latin America. Due to the mobility of Latin American population around the world, countries without vector presence started to report disease ...
  • The malaria system microApp: A new, mobile device-based tool for malaria diagnosis 

    Oliveira, Alisson Dantas; Prats Soler, Clara; Espasa, Mateu; Zarzuela, Francesc; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Silgado, Aroa; López Codina, Daniel; Arruda, Mercia Eliane; Gómez, Jordi; Albuquerque, Jones O. (2017-04-25)
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    Background: Malaria is a public health problem that affects remote areas worldwide. Climate change has contributed to the problem by allowing for the survival of Anopheles in previously uninhabited areas. As such, several ...