Paternity Testing Commission of the International Society of Forensic Genetics: Recommendations on genetic investigations in paternity cases

N. Morling, R. Allen, A. Carracedo, H. Geada, F. Guidet, C. Hallenberg, W. Martin, W. R. Mayr, B. Olaisen, V. Pascali, P. M. Schneider

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Abstract

The International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG) has established a Paternity Testing Commission (PTC) with the purpose of formulating international recommendations concerning genetic investigations in patemity testing. The PTC recommends that paternity testing be performed in accordance with the ISO 17025 standards. The ISO 17025 standards are general standards for testing laboratories and the PTC offers explanations and recommendations concerning selected areas of special importance to paternity testing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Legal Medicine
Volume117
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2003

Keywords

  • DNA
  • ISFG
  • ISO 17025
  • Paternity testing
  • Recommendations
  • Standards

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    Morling, N., Allen, R., Carracedo, A., Geada, H., Guidet, F., Hallenberg, C., Martin, W., Mayr, W. R., Olaisen, B., Pascali, V., & Schneider, P. M. (2003). Paternity Testing Commission of the International Society of Forensic Genetics: Recommendations on genetic investigations in paternity cases. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 117(1), 51-61. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-002-0344-5