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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11322–11337

Bacteria species identification by the statistical analysis of bacterial colonies Fresnel patterns

Agnieszka Suchwalko, Igor Buzalewicz, Alina Wieliczko, and Halina Podbielska  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11322-11337 (2013)

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It was demonstrated that statistical analysis of bacteria colonies Fresnel patterns recorded in the optical system with converging spherical wave illumination is suitable for highly effective bacteria species classification. The proposed method includes Fresnel patterns recording followed by image processing and the statistical analysis based on feature extraction, feature selection, classification and classification performance methods. Examination performed on various bacteria species (Salmonella enteritidis, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus intermedius, Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Citrobacter freundii) revealed that the proposed method achieved very high accuracy of over 98%.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2960) Imaging systems : Image analysis
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(290.2558) Scattering : Forward scattering

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2013
Published: May 1, 2013

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Agnieszka Suchwalko, Igor Buzalewicz, Alina Wieliczko, and Halina Podbielska, "Bacteria species identification by the statistical analysis of bacterial colonies Fresnel patterns," Opt. Express 21, 11322-11337 (2013)

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