Guidance

DNA mixture interpretation, FSR-G-222

This guidance sets out the approach for the interpretation of DNA mixture profiles.

Documents

DNA mixture interpretation, FSR-G-222: Issue 2

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DNA mixture interpretation, FSR-G-222

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The document includes:

  • standardised terminology to be used
  • the acceptable boundaries for the interpretation of complex DNA mixture profiles
  • the interpretation of a variable number of contributors to a DNA mixture profile
  • the use and limitations of a qualitative opinion where no quantitative measure can be calculated
  • guidance for the interpretation content for reports and statements

Issue 2 of this document updates:

Published 31 July 2018
Last updated 31 October 2018 + show all updates
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