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On-chip contact images of helminth eggs and larvae from stool samples.
(A) Individual Schistosoma mansoni eggs in stool sample from experimentally infected mouse from sensor of a mobile phone (Sony-Ericsson C905). In (B) S. mansoni eggs are seen by an ordinary microscope using 20×objective (Leica DMRB with AxioCam digital camera). Trichuris trichiura eggs are seen in images obtained on-chip (C) and by conventional microscope (D) using 10×objective. On-chip images were obtained with S. mansoni. Strongyloides larvae (E) by on-chip imaging using a webcam sensor (Live! Cam Sync, Creative Labs).
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