American Journal of Applied Sciences

Automatic Glass-Slide Capturing System for Cervical Cancer Pre-Screening Program

Nor Rizuan Mat Noor, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohd Yusoff Mashor, Nor Hayati Othman, Kamal Zuhairi Zamli and M. Subhi Al-Batah

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2008.461.467

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 5

Pages 461-467

Abstract

Clinical glass-slide capturing system is becoming an important part of telemedicine, medical database and diagnostic system that involves of microscope and image acquisition device which is digital camera. One of the areas of interest is slide capturing system for cervical cancer pre-screening program. An automated microscope with FireWire digital camera will be used to acquire the image and store in digital lossless format. The capturing procedure involves of 100X and 400 X magnifications that are necessary for further diagnosis actions. The system that comes with software and hardware parts also provides image retrieval or displaying facilities for ease of user who are pathologist and cytologist to perform the screening program.

Copyright

© 2008 Nor Rizuan Mat Noor, Nor Ashidi Mat Isa, Mohd Yusoff Mashor, Nor Hayati Othman, Kamal Zuhairi Zamli and M. Subhi Al-Batah. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.