Leukocyte nucleus segmentation and nucleus lobe counting

  title={Leukocyte nucleus segmentation and nucleus lobe counting},
  author={Yung-Kuan Chan and Meng-Hsiun Tsai and Der-Chen Huang and Zong-Han Zheng and Kun-Ding Hung},
  booktitle={BMC Bioinformatics},
Leukocytes play an important role in the human immune system. The family of leukocytes is comprised of lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, basophils, and neutrophils. Any infection or acute stress may increase or decrease the number of leukocytes. An increased percentage of neutrophils may be caused by an acute infection, while an increased percentage of lymphocytes can be caused by a chronic bacterial infection. It is important to realize an abnormal variation in the leukocytes. The five… CONTINUE READING