Forensic DNA testing.

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Forensic DNA testing.

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1993 May;117(5):486-91

Authors: Weedn VW, Roby RK

Forensic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing has revolutionized criminal investigations. Deoxyribonucleic acid testing is superseding traditional serologic testing due to its discriminatory power, universal application to biologic materials, and resistance to environmental insults, among other advantages. Its acceptance is becoming commonplace, and it is being put into widespread use. Forensic DNA testing technology and its application is continuing to evolve.

PMID: 8489337 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]