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Evaluation of Antisera for Bloodstain Grouping I - ABH, MN, and RH

NCJ Number
Journal of Forensic Sciences Volume: 30 Issue: 3 Dated: (July 1985) Pages: 632-654
Date Published
23 pages
Sixty-eight different commercially available blood grouping antisera and lectins with ABH, MN, and Rh D, C, E, c, and e specificities were serologically evaluated for their applicability to bloodstain antigen determination.
The characteristics of the antisera were determined with red cells, with fresh bloodstains, and with series of aging bloodstains. The Rh antisera were tested under a variety of serological conditions and with bloodstains on various substrata. Additionally, studies on optimization of absorption-elution procedure variables were carried out, and some data on the storage characteristics or red cells and blood grouping antisera were gathered. (Author abstract)

Date Published: January 1, 1985