Volume 28, Issue 4 (October 1983)

    Application of Probability of Paternity Calculations to an Alleged Incestuous Relationship

    (Received 20 August 1982; accepted 21 January 1983)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    An alleged case of incest between half siblings has been examined by standard blood grouping and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) serology. The data were analyzed statistically using single and joint possibilities of paternity. The existence of the alleged relationship between the two parties in question is quite probable.


    Author Information:

    Reisner, EG
    Director and statistical consultant, HLA Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

    Reading, P
    Director and statistical consultant, HLA Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


    Stock #: JFS11617J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11617J

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    Title Application of Probability of Paternity Calculations to an Alleged Incestuous Relationship
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