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Forensic medical examinations: DNA decontamination guidelines

Published: 29 Oct 2019

DNA decontamination protocol for forensic medical examination facilities in Scotland.

Published:
29 Oct 2019
Forensic medical examinations: DNA decontamination guidelines

The protocol, downloadable below, has been developed under the remit of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) taskforce to improve services for rape and sexual assault victims. It has been developed in collaboration with the NHS, Scottish Police Authority and Police Scotland and has been approved by NHS Infection Control, CMO Taskforce and the Lord Advocate.