Immunocytochemical ABH Blood Group Staining in Vaginal Swabs

  • Richard Scheithauer
  • I. Hetzler
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 2)


In blood grouping of mixed secretions from two or more persons, attributing results to the individual is always a problem. During investigations of sexual assaults, it would be greatly advantageous to be able to determine the blood group of single vaginal epithelial cells, for example discovered on the penis of a suspect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Scheithauer
    • 1
  • I. Hetzler
  1. 1.Institut für RechtsmedizinUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenBundesrepublik Deutschland

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