Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences

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Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1--4

Saliva as a forensic tool


Shailja Chatterjee 
 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, MMCDSR, M. M. University, Ambala, Haryana, India

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Prof. Shailja Chatterjee
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, MMCDSR, M. M. University, Mullana, Ambala - 133 203, Haryana
India

Forensic science is a branch that deals with a wide plethora of areas such as anthropology, migration studies and criminology. Various biological samples have been utilized to assist a scientist towards getting answers to the myriad of questions in the field. Saliva is an easily available source from victim as well as aggressors, parent-child and siblings. Various tests have been devised to aid in identifying salivary sample constituents. This paper deals with the wide utility of saliva as a forensic tool.


How to cite this article:
Chatterjee S. Saliva as a forensic tool.J Forensic Dent Sci 2019;11:1-4


How to cite this URL:
Chatterjee S. Saliva as a forensic tool. J Forensic Dent Sci [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Nov 22 ];11:1-4
Available from: http://www.jfds.org/article.asp?issn=0975-1475;year=2019;volume=11;issue=1;spage=1;epage=4;aulast=Chatterjee;type=0