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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 365674, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/365674
Review Article

Biological Evidence Management for DNA Analysis in Cases of Sexual Assault

1Department of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2Forensic Sciences Center (CENCIFOR), Coimbra, Portugal
3Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences and Technologies (IINFACTS), Department of Sciences, University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS), CESPU, Gandra, Portugal
4UCIBIO/REQUIMTE, Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
5Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Received 22 May 2015; Revised 3 August 2015; Accepted 5 August 2015

Academic Editor: Masao Ota

Copyright © 2015 Teresa Magalhães et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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