Microscope image processing for TB diagnosis using shape features and ellipse fitting

@article{Reshma2017MicroscopeIP,
  title={Microscope image processing for TB diagnosis using shape features and ellipse fitting},
  author={S. R. Juhi Reshma and T. Rehannara Beegum},
  journal={2017 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems (SPICES)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-7}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis or simply M. tuberculosis. It is primarily an infection of lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body such as brain, intestine, kidney and spine. TB remains one of the leading cause of death in developing countries, although most are preventable if diagnosed early and treated. Among the available tools, Sputum smear microscopy is the most widely used one for TB detection. It is done manually… CONTINUE READING