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Research Article

Mobile Phone Based Clinical Microscopy for Global Health Applications

  • David N. Breslauer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David N. Breslauer, Robi N. Maamari

    Affiliations: UCSF/UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group, Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Robi N. Maamari equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: David N. Breslauer, Robi N. Maamari

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Neil A. Switz,

    Affiliation: Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Wilbur A. Lam,

    Affiliations: Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Daniel A. Fletcher mail

    fletch@berkeley.edu

    Affiliations: UCSF/UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group, Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America, Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006320

About the Authors

David N. Breslauer, Daniel A. Fletcher
UCSF/UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group
David N. Breslauer, Robi N. Maamari, Wilbur A. Lam, Daniel A. Fletcher
Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Neil A. Switz, Daniel A. Fletcher
Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Wilbur A. Lam
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: fletch@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors are co-inventors on a patent application filed by the University of California, Berkeley on the technology described in this manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DNB RNM NS WL DAF. Performed the experiments: DNB RNM NS. Analyzed the data: DNB RNM NS WL DAF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WL. Wrote the paper: DNB RNM NS WL DAF. Designed the devices and experiments in this study: DNB RNM NAS DAF. Built the devices and conducted the experiments: DNB RNM NAS. Guided experiments and obtained samples: WAL.