IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences

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Online ISSN: 2456-9615

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IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences (IJFMTS) open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing since 2016 and is published under the Khyati Education and Research Foundation (KERF), is registered as a non-profit society (under the society registration act, 1860), Government of India with the vision of various accredited vocational courses in healthcare, education, paramedical, yoga, publication, teaching and research activity, with the aim of faster more...


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33-40


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Vagish Kumar L S*, Vina R Vaswani, Leena K Pramod


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DNA analysis in identifying mass disaster victims


Review Article

Author Details : Vagish Kumar L S*, Vina R Vaswani, Leena K Pramod

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 33-40

https://doi.org/10.18231/2456-9615.2018.0010



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Abstract

Disaster victim identification is very important for legal, administration, and humanity reasons. Disasters include airplane crashes, fire disasters, volcanoes, hurricane, tornadoes, wars and flood. Methods of identification include visual identification, fingerprints, DNA analysis, personal objects and odontology. DNA analysis is an important method of disaster victim identification particularly when other methods of identification are not possible or not conclusive. The current article enumerates and reviews the role played by DNA analysis in identifying mass disaster victims.

Keywords: DNA, Mass disaster, Forensic, Identification


How to cite : Vagish Kumar L S, Vaswani V R , Pramod L K , DNA analysis in identifying mass disaster victims. IP Int J Forensic Med Toxicol Sci 2018;3(3):33-40

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