We are all born with a set of instincts that are hardwired and inherited. These instincts can lead to any number of things like being more likely to survive a car crash, or a good friend with whom you would otherwise never be able to communicate. These instincts are part of the reason why we are able to get through our day without a second thought. It is our job as forensics agents to keep these instincts in line.
Forensics is the science that deals with the human body and the processes of DNA testing. These are two of the most basic areas in forensics, and with the help of a few of our friends at DNAinfo.com we’ve been able to take the basics of forensics and turn them into tips on how to get a positive result.
When we say we can get a positive result, that’s often referring to blood type tests. In fact, being able to communicate to a lab that you have the right blood type is one of the most important things we can do as agents. In Forensics, we’ve taken an interesting twist on the blood-type topic by focusing on the fact that the chemicals we use to determine the blood type are derived from plants.
The fact is that we are not experts at forensics. Weve been taught to use a lot of tools to test for the presence of fingerprints, so we can get a positive result based on the results of a blood test. In fact, the most important thing in forensics is that we use them to identify a specific sample of blood that we need to test, so that we can make sure we don’t get a wrong result.
Of course we can use any of a number of tools to test for blood type, but there are many steps that can be skipped, as it is important that the test is done properly. For instance, the most common way to test for blood type is by taking a blood sample and a saliva sample, which is a quick and easy test.
In a very important point of law, a forensic scientist must take a blood sample by cutting a finger or a blood vessel, then mixing the blood into a solution, and finally testing it for antibodies. If there are antibodies attached to the sample, any positive test results will be indicative of having been given a drug that contains antibodies. Of course this only works if the test is done properly, and it’s important that we understand the way a blood sample is taken.
The main question is what drug is being used to test for the antibodies. There are two types of testing: “in-house” and “out-of-house”. In-house testing is done on a “samples of blood” (or serum). Out-of-house testing is the more widespread type.
The first test is referred to as a chemiluminescent immunoassay, or CLIA.
Chemiluminescent is a technique for measuring the amount of a substance in a sample due to its chemical structure. It tests the chemical structure of the substance, which means that the substance is more likely to be present in the sample than it is in the control sample. For example, a chemiluminescent test can be done on a sample of blood, serum, or even a saliva sample.
A good CLIA is a multistep test. The first test is called the “pre-test.” This is meant to screen a sample for the presence of the drug of interest, such as cocaine or amphetamines. It’s also used to determine the concentration of the drug in the sample. A good CLIA will also look for certain chemicals (such as those found in pesticides) and substances (such as those found in the blood of a drug user).