confocal microscopy


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confocal microscopy

Microscopy that permits high-resolution analysis of serial optical sections (microscopic tomograms) into the depths of tissues or cells.
See also: microscopy
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Folberg, "Confirmation of confocal microscopy diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis using polymerase chain reaction analysis," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Applications include high resolution imaging, sensitive fluorescence, and confocal microscopy such as single molecule detection (SMD), with transmittance capabilities in the wavelength range above 350 nm.
Possible uses include applications in confocal microscopy and fiber optic alignment.
Significantly, a number of companies exhibited products based on confocal microscopy detection.
Confocal microscopy is a light microscopy technique that produces images free from out-of-focus blur.
As a part of non-invasive medical devices and techniques, researchers are focusing on techniques of dermoscopy and advanced non-invasive imaging techniques including optical coherence tomography and reflectance confocal microscopy. Meta-analysis performed in clinical settings demonstrated that dermoscopy has improved diagnostic accuracy of pigmented and non-pigmented lesions.
Laser-scanning confocal microscopy images showing the viability of chondrocytes cultured in vitro with 0 (control), 0.125, 0.25, and 0.5 mg/mL JJYMD-C for 2, 4, and 6 days.