Volume 29, Issue 2 (April 1984)

    Blood Grouping in a Sexual Assault Case: Criteria and Methodology for Genetic Marker Analysis

    (Received 14 June 1983; accepted 5 August 1983)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A sexual assault case was received in the laboratory. Upon examination, a small bloodstain was located on a bed sheet that was recovered from the defendant's motel room. Typing the whole blood samples from the defendant and the victim revealed that both blood samples exhibited identical phenotypes in eleven different genetic markers. Gm(1) and Gm(2) analysis was then performed on the two whole blood samples which provided discrimination between the two parties.


    Author Information:

    Tahir, MA
    Forensic scientist, Illinois Department of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Scientific Services, Maywood Forensic Science Laboratory, Maywood, IL

    Brown, ML
    Forensic scientist, Illinois Department of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Scientific Services, Fairview Heights Forensic Science Laboratory, Fairview Heights, IL


    Stock #: JFS11721J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11721J

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    Title Blood Grouping in a Sexual Assault Case: Criteria and Methodology for Genetic Marker Analysis
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30