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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. ...
    • Analysis of the population structure of Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes 

      Ferrer Savall, Jordi; Prats Soler, Clara; López Codina, Daniel; Gargallo-Viola, Domingo; Valls Ribas, Joaquim (ELSEVIER (AMSTERDAM)., 2010)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Detección y conteo de parásitos de Malaria en sangre periférica' 

      Ahmad Parveen, Fiza Rani (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Els progressosen la investigació en computer vision en l'àmbit d'Anàlisi d'Imatges Mèdiques han promogut el desenvolupament de sistemes automàtics oferint suport als professionals mèdics a prendre millors ...
    • Effect of the haematocrit layer geometry on Plasmodium falciparum static thin-layer in vitro cultures 

      Ferrer Savall, Jordi; Rosal, M.; Vidal, J.; Prats Soler, Clara; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Herreros, E.; López Codina, Daniel; Gargallo-Viola, Domingo (2008-10)
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      Several experimental trials exploring different settings have been carried out, covering haematocrit layer depths that ranged from 6 mm to 3 mm and separation between the walls of the culturing device that ranged from 7.5 ...
    • Estudio y diseño de un microscopio low-cost para la detección a bajo coste de infecciones en las muestras de sangre 

      Martorell Sastre, Joana Aina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Actualmente está muriendo mucha gente en comunidades aisladas por falta de diagnóstico. La malaria, la tuberculosis y los parásitos intestinales son tres de las diez principales enfermedades mortales en áreas de ingresos ...
    • Individual-based model and simulation of Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocyte in vitro cultures 

      Ferrer Savall, Jordi; Vidal, J.; Prats Soler, Clara; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Herreros, E.; López Codina, Daniel; Giró Roca, Antoni; Gargallo-Viola, Domingo (2007-10)
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      Malaria is still one of the most fatal diseases in the world. Development of an effective treatment or vaccine requires the cultivation of the parasite that causes it: Plasmodium falciparum. Several methods for in vitro ...
    • Maximum likelihood factor analysis in malaria cytokines analysis and modelling 

      Oliveras Vergés, Albert (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-05-17)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      A maximum likelihood factor analysis (MLFA) of the dynamics of the human immune system in malaria, based on the observation of a few cytokine in plasma, suggests that an increased overproduction of cytokines: IL-12, IL-6, ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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 ...
    • Warmer temperatures and their effect on East-African malaria 

      Pardo Araujo, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Malaria has been an issue worldwide for a long time, having a huge social, economic, and health burden. This disease occurs mostly in tropical and subtropical areas of the world, in countries where the levels of poverty ...