# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 17023797

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply test procedures to validate the presence of bodily fluid evidence.

Definition

Apply test procedures to validate the presence of bodily fluid evidence. Application should include the following fluid types and appropriate procedures:
  • Blood—A-B-O blood-typing test/Luminol for the presence of blood
  • Sweat—DNA test
  • Saliva—Phadebas test
  • Semen—crusty-touch test, Christmas tree stain

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the importance of bodily fluids in forensic science
  • In what ways are the characteristics of different bodily fluids similar? Different?
  • To what extent can bodily fluids help solve crime?

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