Volume 28, Issue 4 (October 1983)

    The Detection of Fetal Hemoglobin in Bloodstains by Means of Thin-Layer Immunoassay

    (Received 12 November 1982; accepted 25 January 1983)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A method for the detection of fetal hemoglobin in bloodstains by means of thinlayer immunoassay is described. The equivalent of 0.01 μL of blood containing 0.18 to 0.24 μg of fetal hemoglobin may be detected by this method. Studies with stains up to two years old and blind studies have shown these methods to be sufficiently sensitive and specific to be of value in forensic serology.


    Author Information:

    Whitehead, EM
    Graduate student, graduate student, and associate professor, George Washington University, Washington, DC

    Fredenburg, ME
    Graduate student, graduate student, and associate professor, George Washington University, Washington, DC

    Lappas, NT
    Graduate student, graduate student, and associate professor, George Washington University, Washington, DC


    Stock #: JFS11596J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11596J

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    Title The Detection of Fetal Hemoglobin in Bloodstains by Means of Thin-Layer Immunoassay
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