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Most of this little monograph deals with the usefulness of blood grouping as a method of paternity exclusion (occasionally inclusion). It provides an up-to-date bibliography of this rapidly expanding field. The standard methods for "forward" and "back" typing are outlined. Numerous examples of paternity exclusions using the A-B-O, M-N-S, Rh-Hr, Kell, and other blood group systems are provided. Useful charts of the inheritance of various blood group systems and phenotypes and genotypes are included.
A short chapter outlining the usefulness of blood grouping in bloodstain and secretion identification and a second chapter regarding the future of blood grouping tests as
Blood Grouping Tests. Medicolegal Uses.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1295. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-6-1295_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(6):1295.
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