Posts Tagged ‘Forensic Science’

COPAN DUAL 4N6FLOQSWABSTM ALLOWS ORIGINAL SAMPLE RECORD RETENTION

INTRODUCTION It’s always important to retain a portion of the original sample from crime scene investigation and for legal cases involving paternity testing. The current practice is to use cotton swabs and a portion of the wound cotton is shaved for testing and the remainder of the swab is stored as record. Copan, has manufactured…

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COMPARISON OF COPAN 4N6FLOQSWABSTM TO SWABS CURRENTLY IN USE FOR CRIME SCENE EVIDENCE COLLECTION

INTRODUCTION The ability to properly collect and transport biological material from crime scenes is important for samples preservation for successful forensic DNA detection and profiling. Crime scene samples are typically collected with DNA-Free coeon swabs, which raise two concerns. One, the ability of the collection device to absorb and preserve biological materials, the other how…

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Copan 4N6FLOQSwabsTM Collection Guidelines are Improving Evidence Investigation

BACKGROUND Copan 4N6FLOQSwabsTM (4N6FS) are innovative devices for crime scene evidence collection. 4N6FS, consisting of nylon fiber strands attached to molded plastic, have high hydrophilic activity that allows efficient sample collection and release. 4N6FS, produced only by profiled staff, are ETO treated and free of detectable DNAse, RNAse and free of amplifiable human DNA. 4N6FS…

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