Quality Control: Interlaboratory Comparison of RFLP Results

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


Interlaboratory quality control programmes for RFLP analysis have been established by some European forensic laboratories. Two such programmes (EDNAP 1–2) and 3 German programmes were published [1–3]. The evaluation of proficiency testing represents an important part of such programmes, and it is the aim of this report to draw attention to weaknesses in the methods of comparison applied and to suggest a better approach.


Fragment Length Proficiency Testing Window Width Interlaboratory Comparison Band Pair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Svensmark
    • 1
  • B. Eriksen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forensic GeneticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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