Immunoassays | Forensic applications

S. Miyaishi, F. Moriya, M. Miura

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

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Analytical Science
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780081019832
ISBN (Print)9780081019849
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Blood
  • Body fluids
  • Cause of death
  • Drugs of abuse
  • Immunoassay
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunoreaction
  • Immunostaining
  • Pathogenesis
  • Screening of drugs
  • Stain analysis
  • Wound age

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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