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MalariaSpot specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_19817
Name MalariaSpot
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Maintained No


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Plasmodium species differentiation by non expert on line volunteers for remote malaria field diagnosis

Malar J
PMCID: 5789591
PMID: 29378588
DOI: 10.1186/s12936-018-2194-8

[…] e to solve problems, a minimum contribution translates in a huge impact []. Systems based on crowdsourcing tools have been applied to solve challenges such as public health problems [, –].The project MalariaSpot has used crowdsourcing to achieve a quantification of malaria parasites in thick blood smears []. The results of the use of this platform showed that, on average, the combination of 22 gam […]


What Is Citizen Science? – A Scientometric Meta Analysis

PLoS One
PMCID: 4713078
PMID: 26766577
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147152

[…] arch has been considered to be less adequate for CS due to ethical concerns and patient security, but there are notable exceptions such as Cell Slider ( and Malaria Spot ( Moreover, in the social sciences there has been a long tradition of engaging closely with citizens as objects of study, especially in survey-oriented research. However, this cannot b […]

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MalariaSpot institution(s)
Biomedical Image Technologies group, DIE, ETSI Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, CEI Moncloa UPM-UCM, Madrid, Spain; Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, CIBER-BBN, Madrid, Spain; Nebutek Soluciones SL, Vizcaya, Spain; National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
MalariaSpot funding source(s)
Supported by the Picata program from the Moncloa Campus of International Excellence, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; and the project TEC2010-21619-C04-03 from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

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