Relevance of Economic Field Microscope in Remote Rural Regions for Concurrent Observation of Malaria & Inflammation


Based on mono station use for >12 continuous years (since 1998) in drug resistant core endemic region, India, anti-inflammatory effect on WBC is demonstrated using a simple; economic monocular microscope that can be used out in the open—using day light/lamp. Is infinitely helpful for rural clinicians and the administrations, in developing nations. Although indispensable, a field microscope has become expensive; is in short supply; there is a crying need in the rural and the remote.

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D. Bhattacharya, "Relevance of Economic Field Microscope in Remote Rural Regions for Concurrent Observation of Malaria & Inflammation," Advances in Infectious Diseases, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 13-18. doi: 10.4236/aid.2012.21003.

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