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Thursday, March 30, 2017
New FTCoE "In Brief" Available
Validation Guidelines for Expanded STR Loci Kits, a new FTCoE "In
Brief," can be downloaded from the Center's website at https://rti.connectsolutions.com/strkitguidelines/.
This In Brief provides application of already existing guidance documents.
Organizations like the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods and the
Organization of Scientific Area Committees provide the forensic community with
best practices and are continuously improving standards and recommendations as
technology improves and changes. The recommended validation studies are
foundational for laboratories to determine the effectiveness and reliability of
any new system to develop standard operating procedures