AmpliType® PM and HLA DQα typing from pap smear, semen smear, and postcoital slides

Reena Roy, R. Reynolds

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Abstract

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) samples extracted from stained pap smear, semen smear and postcoital slides were amplified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and typed for the AmpliType® PM and HLA DQα alleles. HLA DQ α and PM types consistent with blood controls from the donors were obtained. Stained cells fixed to slides can provide a valuable source of material for determining a genetic profile of the sample donor, particularly in sexual assault cases and possibly in missing person cases involving women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-269
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Volume40
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995

    Fingerprint

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Genetics

Cite this