Comparison of DNA-Profiling and Classical Blood Grouping in Criminal Cases

  • B. Eriksen
  • J. Dissing
  • M. Thymann
  • O. Svensmark
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 5)

Abstract

It was the purpose of this study to compare data from DNA-profiling and classical blood grouping applied to stains and other biological specimens related to criminal cases. Data relating to more than 850 stains were reviewed. Correlations and discrepancies of the classical analyses and the DNA analyses will be discussed.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Eriksen
    • 1
  • J. Dissing
    • 1
  • M. Thymann
    • 1
  • O. Svensmark
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forensic GeneticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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