Design and application of computer software for collecting color data about urine reagent strips


Urine analysis is one of the most common and useful assay means in clinic for diagnose disease, especially urinary system disease and dry chemistry method is the most convenient, common and low cost about urine analysis. To expediently and efficiently analyze the corresponding relationships between different color data and semi-quantitative results about every urine item with dry chemistry way, in this paper, the design and application of effective software that may be used to collect color data about urine reagent strips are presented. First, we introduce the design procedure of this software. Second, its realization of design is given. Third, several application examples about collecting RGB original data by RS232 interface are shown. Then, RGB original data can be visually displayed by waveforms or curves and the data of cursor position may also be given. From the examples, we could confidently draw a conclusion that it is very convenient and effective to study on the laws of color variation about reagent pieces on reagent strip and it has met our original designed demands.

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Chen, L. , Tan, H. , Liu, G. , Chen, C. , Chen, P. , Jiang, Q. , Gao, B. and Xiong, X. (2013) Design and application of computer software for collecting color data about urine reagent strips. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 6, 782-787. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2013.68095.

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