Explains how to control and avoid contamination in laboratory activities involving DNA evidence recovery and analysis.
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An effective DNA anti-contamination process requires a combination of approaches both to minimise the risk of occurrence and to maximise the ability to detect contamination when it does occur.
This appendix provides requirements, guidance and recommendations primarily on anti-contamination measures for the analytical phase of investigations.
31 December 2015
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