Published Online: 1 October 1973
Page Count: 6
Commander/Director, U.S. Army Medical Research Laboratory, Fort Knox, Ky.
National Headquarters, American Red Cross, Washington, D. C.
Cornell University Medical Center, New York, N. Y.
(Received 5 February 1973; accepted 19 March 1973)
What is the current status of employing human blood groups to exclude paternity? Dr. A. S. Wiener  believes that the problem of qualification of experts is still the main factor for forensic immunogenetics. In discussing exceptions to blood group inheritance and mutations, Dr. Wiener wrote that the problem of Bombay bloods, Rh null, Mg, etc. has had little effect—since the frequency is of the same order of magnitude as mutation which has always been with us.
Paper ID: JFS10030J