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NCJ Number: 64771 Find in a Library
Title: MANUAL OF MEDICO-LEGAL BLOOD TRACE EXAMINATIONS
Author(s): F SCHLEYER; I OEPEN
Corporate Author: Schmidt-Roemhild
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 174
Sponsoring Agency: Schmidt-Roemhild
D-2400 Luebeck 1, Germany United
Type: Biography
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: THE MANUAL PRESENTS A DETAILED STEP-BY-STEP EXPLANATION OF THE TREATMENT OF BLOOD TRACES IN CRIMINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION.
Abstract: IN ORDER TO FAMILIARIZE MEDICOLEGAL EXPERTS WITH RECENTLY DISCOVERED SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND MORE CONVENTIONAL METHODS OF BLOOD ANALYSIS, THE HANDBOOK FOLLOWS IN ITS ORGANIZATION THE VARIOUS STEPS FOR TREATING BLOODSTAINS IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ARE OFFERED ON THE INITIAL DISCOVERY OF BLOODSTAINS (FORM, COLOR, POSSIBILITIES FOR ERROR); THE SECURING AND PRESERVATION OF BLOOD SAMPLES; VARIOUS FORMS OF PRELIMINARY TREATMENT (E.G., USE OF AMMONIACAL BLOODSTAIN EXTRACTS); METHODS OF IDENTIFYING AND TESTING FOR BLOODSTAINS (E.G., THE BEZIDINE TEST); BLOODTYPING PROCEDURES (INCLUDING MODERN METHODS OF ELECTROPHORESIS); THE DETERMINATION OF THE AGE, AMOUNT, AND GENDER OF BLOODSTAINS; THE IDENTIFICATION OF MENSTRUAL, FOETAL, AND ABORTION BLOOD; AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF INFANT BLOOD. THE MANUAL CONTAINS NUMEROUS PHOTOGRAPHS OF BLOOD SAMPLES (SOME IN COLOR), CHARTS OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS, STATISTICAL CHARTS, AND AN EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAHY. --IN GERMAN. (SAJ)
Index Term(s): Blood/body fluid analysis; Crime laboratories; Evidence identification; Forensic medicine; Photography; Procedure manuals
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