April 23rd, 2020
XrayAME is a computer-aided diagnostic for chest X-rays that can be used as screening and triage test to identify tuberculosis (TB) patients from chest X-rays in under-resourced communities.
Pending (expected Q1 2021)
Online web interface: on the market; mobile application: under development (targeted for release in Q3 2020)
Online & offline
Intended Age Group
Primary health centers, teleradiology companies, government/public sector, e.g. national TB program
Pakistan, the Philippines, South Africa, Brazil, Uganda, Cambodia
»» Compatible with any digital chest X-ray machine (vendor neutral)
»» Chest X-ray image format: JPEG, PNG, DICOM
»» Chest X-ray type: posterior-anterior chest X-ray, anterior-posterior chest X-ray
»» Other requirements: none
Structured report including:
»» Heat map,
»» Dichotomous output only indicating whether TB is likely present or likely absent,
»» Probability score for TB
»» The default threshold score for "Highly likely of TB" is 75. Any score above 40 is considered "Suspicious". Any score below 40 is considered "Unlikely TB". All score thresholds can be adjusted per application based on the required True Positive and False Positive Rate at a given threshold and for a given patient population.
The cloud server requires 32 GB RAM, 8 cores and 500 GB disk space. The offline device requires 4 GB RAM.
EPCON uses DICOM C-Store and all other legacy integrations will need to be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
Any modern web browser
For cloud solution: a web interface running on a desktop PC or tablet.
For offline solution: a device with power supply that hosts a DICOM C-Store and local user interface is provided.