Chapter 8. Laboratory Investigations

  1. John E. Cooper DTVM, FRCPath, FIBiol, FRCVS1 and
  2. Margaret E. Cooper LLB, FLS2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch8

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

How to Cite

Cooper, J. E. and Cooper, M. E. (eds) (2007) Laboratory Investigations, in Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Professor of Veterinary Pathology, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

  2. 2

    Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Guest Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111010

Online ISBN: 9780470752944

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Keywords:

  • laboratory investigations;
  • toxicology;
  • DNA;
  • animal work;
  • laboratory testing

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • CHOICE OF A LABORATORY

  • PERSONNEL

  • SAMPLES

  • STANDARDISATION AND QUALITY CONTROL

  • LEGAL ASPECTS

  • LABORATORY METHODS

  • INTERPRETATION AND REPORTING OF RESULTS

  • STORAGE OF SAMPLES

  • SPECIFIC LABORATORY-BASED STUDIES, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO HISTOLOGY

  • ARTEFACTS

  • FOREIGN BODIES

  • DNA SAMPLES

  • USE OF DNA TECHNOLOGY

  • SENDING SAMPLES ELSEWHERE

  • TRACKING OF SAMPLES

  • RETENTION OF LABORATORY SAMPLES