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NCJ Number: 113680 Find in a Library
Title: Effects of Fingerprinting Techniques on Bloodgrouping
Journal: Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal  Volume:21  Issue:1&2  Dated:(March/June 1988)  Pages:29-40
Author(s): K L Bowen; S T Wickett
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 12
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: The effects on the bloodgrouping of blood stains subjected to the fingerprinting techniques commonly used (powders, chemicals, and laser) were investigated.
Abstract: The bloodstains of various bloodgroups were prepared on three different media: paper, glass, and cloth. After treatment for fingerprinting, the samples were grouped in the nine bloodgroup systems routinely performed at Forensic Laboratory Edmonton. Some distortion or destruction of bloodgroups was detected; however, other techniques appeared to cause no changes. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Blood stains
Index Term(s): Blood/body fluid analysis; Forensic medicine
Note: Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science, Niagara Falls, Ontario, September 1986.
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