Immunoassays; Forensic Applications

S. Miyaishi, F. Moriya

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Quantitative, semiquantitative, and qualitative analyses using immunoreaction are widely applied in both research and practice of forensic medicine. In this chapter the meaning and practice of applying immunoassay to forensic medicine are described in three main fields: forensic toxicology, forensic biology, and forensic pathology.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780128000557
ISBN (Print)9780128000342
Publication statusPublished - Nov 4 2015


  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Blood
  • Body fluids
  • Cause of death
  • Drugs of abuse
  • Immunoassay
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunoreaction
  • Immunostaining
  • On-site drug-testing
  • Pathogenesis
  • Saliva
  • Screening of drugs
  • Stain analysis
  • Urine
  • Wound age

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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