Cellular Phone-Based Image Acquisition and Quantitative Ratiometric Method for Detecting Cocaine and Benzoylecgonine for Biological and Forensic Applications

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Brian A. Cadle ; Kristin C. Rasmus ; Juan A. Varela ; Leah S. Leverich ; Casey E. O’Neill ; Ryan K. Bachtell ; Donald C. Cooper (2010)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, volume 4, pages 21-33 (issn: 1178-2218, eissn: 1178-2218)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4137/SART.S5025, pmc: PMC3411535
  • Subject: crowdsourcing | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | self-administration | cellular phone | diagnostic | point-of-care | Methodology | rapid test strip

Here we describe the first report of using low-cost cellular or web-based digital cameras to image and quantify standardized rapid immunoassay strips as a new point-of-care diagnostic and forensics tool with health applications. Quantitative ratiometric pixel density an... View more
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