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  1. Sex determination is one of the leading criterion in identification and verification of an individual. However, the potential roles of differences in adjacent fingerprint white line count (FWLC) in sex inferen...

    Authors: Magaji Garba Taura, Lawan Hassan Adamu, Abdullahi Yusuf Asuku, Kabiru Bilkisu Umar and Musa Abubakar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:63

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. Height estimation is an important stage of forensic investigation to identify an unknown person. The problem of unidentified human remains in the study area, due to local militia activities, kidnapping, and mu...

    Authors: Dennis E. O. Eboh and John O. Ohaju-Obodo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:62

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. The height of an individual in the upright posture is referred to as stature. The evaluation of the stature of an individual is an essential step in identification. Estimation of stature is commonly performed ...

    Authors: Bharath Rao K, Madhumitha Natarajan, Arul Amalan, Runki Saran, Ravi Gupta, Saurabh Kumar, Amith Singh and P. Kalyana Chakravarthy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:60

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  4. Stature estimation is an initial and essential component of any medico-legal investigations. However, it becomes more challenging when only skull remains are available. So, the goal of this study is to assess ...

    Authors: Rana Adel, Hala Mohamed Ahmed, Osama A. Hassan and Ehab A. Abdelgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:59

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Sex estimation using the subpubic angle of the pelvis is highly accurate for identification of unknown skeletonized remains. This study compared two methods for measuring the subpubic angle from reconstructed ...

    Authors: Siti Hanum Mohd Ali, Normaliza Omar, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie, Nik Azuan Nik Ismail, Helmi Hadi and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:57

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. Dyadic deaths comprise of deaths occurring when two or more persons die together or one after another in the same incident either with or without a pact. The incidence of dyadic deaths varies from community to...

    Authors: Navneet Ateriya, Ashish Saraf, Vikas Meshram, Tanuj Kanchan, Raghvendra Singh Shekhawat and Puneet Setia

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:56

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. Considering the practicality of geometric morphometrics which could discriminate insect species, this application was extended to the analysis of blow fly larval growth based on cephalopharyngeal skeleton. In ...

    Authors: Li-Xuan Sim and Raja M. Zuha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:55

    Content type: Short Report

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  8. The original version of the aforementioned article (Madadin and Almazrooei 2019) contained an error with regard to the institutional affiliation of the first author (Mohammed Madadin).

    Authors: Mohammed Madadin and Khamis Almazrooei

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:54

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:5

  9. This study aimed to test the sensitivity and specificity of the third molar maturity index (I3M) cutoff value to discriminate between individuals above and below 18 years of age in an Egyptian sample.

    Authors: Amal A. El-Bakary, Somaia M. El-Azab, Heba M. Abou El Atta, Luz Andrea Velandia Palacio and Roberto Cameriere

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:52

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. Estimation of body height from measurement of various body parts is a particular interest to forensic scientists to complete biological profile after death. However, establishing the identity of an individual ...

    Authors: Bickes Wube Sume

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:51

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. Fingerprint, though still remains one of the best possible means of individual identification, is often lost during the recovery process. The successful utilisation of developed fingerprint for identification ...

    Authors: Revathi Rajan, Yusmazura Zakaria, Shaharum Shamsuddin and Nik Fakhuruddin Nik Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:50

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. The present study aims to examine the extent of variation in genuine handwriting characteristics across 10 years. One hundred samples (one admitted handwriting and three exemplars) were collected from 25 subje...

    Authors: Mebin Wilson Thomas and Santhosh Kareepadath Rajan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:49

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. Annually, 800, 000 die from suicide worldwide. However, suicide is believed to be rare in our environment. Suicide causes significant life disruptions in people bereaved by it. These disruptions result from as...

    Authors: Samuel Robsam Ohayi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:48

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. In recent times, the use of thermal papers has increased exponentially and the fingerprints on thermal papers are frequently encountered. Although fingerprint development on paper has been standardized, that o...

    Authors: Praveen Kumar Yadav

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:47

    Content type: Review

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  15. DNA profiling for the victim identification in several forensic situations is mostly challenging due to a high degree of degradation or due to a high level of intermingling of remains. There are many intrinsic...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Bhawana Joshi, Pankaj Shrivastava, Anupuma Raina and Sanjeev Lalwani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:46

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. In sexual assault casework, the detection of semen on a sample supports an allegation of sexual contact and indicates the presence of DNA from a male source. Ideally, techniques employed should demonstrate hig...

    Authors: Jae Joseph Russell B. Rodriguez, Gayvelline C. Calacal, Rita P. Laude and Maria Corazon A. De Ungria

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:45

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. The use of water to destroy evidences in criminal cases is common. It is uncommon to believe the usefulness of evidences recovered underwater in terms of its forensic significance regarding personal identifica...

    Authors: Neeti Kapoor, Shagufa Ahmed, Ritesh K. Shukla and Ashish Badiye

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:44

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. Fingerprints are the impressions left on any material by the volar surface also called finger bulbs of the fingers. As per the law of individuality, each individual has a unique set of tiny raised ridges or fr...

    Authors: Bhoopesh Kumar Sharma, Raeesa Bashir, Mayssa Hachem and Himanshu Gupta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:43

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. In the field of forensic dentistry, various radiographic techniques have been used for age estimation. The coronal pulp cavity index (CPCI) indicates a reduction in the pulp chamber with age as a result of sec...

    Authors: Kusum Singal, Neelkamal Sharma, Vikas Kumar and Permila Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:42

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. Printer forensics is a sub-branch of digital forensic science encompassing the identification of the source of any printout by different means. Over the world, still today, there is no digital forensic lab abl...

    Authors: Ahmad S. Salim and Asmaa A. Abdalla

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:40

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Water-pipe tobacco smoking obsession has again spread worldwide. Especially, the younger generation is besotted with mu’assel (shisha) and avidly use these for smoking. Numbers of additives are being added in ...

    Authors: Deepak Middha and Archna Negi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:39

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Sibling relation over chosen STR loci and localized database is yet to be developed in Indonesia like into many other countries despite the demand of varied ethnic population, catastrophes and civil conflict t...

    Authors: Agung Sosiawan, Ahmad Yudianto, Abdul Hadi Furqoni, Simon Martin Manyanza Nzilibili and Indah Nuraini

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:38

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Regarding postmortem estimation, the evaluation of early histological and miRNA molecular changes have been of great concerns among forensic scientists due to uncertainty of known conventional methods. The his...

    Authors: Samah F. Ibrahim, Mona M. Ali, Hoda Basyouni, Laila A. Rashed, Eman A. E. Amer and Dalia Abd El-Kareem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:37

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS) is a genetic disorder that can cause sudden death in young and healthy adults during sleep at night. Cardiac arrhythmia has been proposed as the factor respo...

    Authors: Supawon Srettabunjong, Duangkamon Eakkunnathum, Wanna Thongnoppakhun and Orapan Sripichai

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:36

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. Whenever a crime is committed, forensic personnel are requested to collect every kind of evidence to establish the relationship between the suspects and the crime. When any evidence is accidentally destroyed o...

    Authors: Vera Filetti, Giulio Di Mizio, Marcello Rendine, Palmira Fortarezza, Pietrantonio Ricci, Cristoforo Pomara, Giovanni Messina, Irene Riezzo, Christian Zammit, Antonietta Messina, Monica Salerno and Francesco Sessa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:35

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. The wide unregulated use of malathion has produced severe health hazards. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a known glutathione precursor, and there is a growing attention concerning its beneficial effects against pestic...

    Authors: Heba Mohamed Aboubakr, Eman Abdelfattah Elzohairy, Abla Abdelrahman Ali, Laila Ahmed Rashed, Nevine Khairy Elkady and Ahmed S. A. Soliman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:34

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. Hair is one of the most frequently encountered trace evidence in crime scenes. It has been used for differentiating races or identifying species of animals. An understanding of intra- and inter-variation of hu...

    Authors: Loong Chuen Lee, Wan Nur Syazwani Wan Mohamad Fuad, Sharifah Shakilah Abdullah and Kay Loke Ong

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:31

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Y chromosome single nucleotide polymorphisms (Y-SNPs) are useful markers for reconstructing male lineages, haplogroup determinations, and paternity identifications. Since Y chromosome lacks recombination, the ...

    Authors: Arjun Rao Isukapatla, Moumita Sinha, Venugopal Pulamagatta, Adimoolam Chandrasekar and Bharti Ahirwar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:30

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. Ethyl chloride (EC) or chloroethane is a colourless halogenated hydrocarbon gas regularly employed as a topical anaesthetic spray for pain-related injuries and muscle spasm in athletes. However, EC became also...

    Authors: Jennifer P. Pascali, Paolo Fais, Guido Viel, Giovanni Cecchetto and Massimo Montisci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:29

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Smoking enhances oxidative stress by causing an oxidant/antioxidant imbalance in the body leading to deleterious effects on various tissues and organs. 8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) is a predominant for...

    Authors: Mai Mohamed Mahrous, Usama Mohamed El-Barrany, Manal Mohy El-Din Ismail, Iman Fawzy Gaballah and Laila Ahmed Rashed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:28

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. The high rate of medical errors, malpractice payments, legal issues, and complaints from physicians leads to waste of the physician’s time and energy as well as high costs for related individuals and organizat...

    Authors: Pedram Keshavarz, Mehdi Dehghani, Fatemeh Malekpour, Saeid Gholamzadeh, Mohammad Zarenezhad and Abdorrasoul Malekpour

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. Sex determination is an integral and fundamental step in biological profile construction. The mandible, which holds many dimorphic traits, can be useful for sex estimation in the forensic context. However, rel...

    Authors: Andreas Bertsatos, Konstantina Athanasopoulou and Maria-Eleni Chovalopoulou

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:25

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. Fingerprint has been one of the powerful evidence in forensic investigation as it is useful for human identification, associating an individual to an item and/or location of interest, as well as reconstructing...

    Authors: Aida Rasyidah Azman, Naji Arafat Mahat, Roswanira Abdul Wahab, Wan Azlina Ahmad, Mohamad Afiq Mohamed Huri and Hafezul Helmi Hamzah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:23

    Content type: Review

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  34. In the current scenario, glass plays a vital contribution in our standard everyday life. Fractured and fragmented glasses are most commonly encountered at the crime scene. During the commission of the crime, g...

    Authors: Neelesh Tiwari, Abhimanyu Harshey, Tanurup Das, Sughosh Abhyankar, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Kriti Nigam, Vijay Raj Anand and Ankit Srivastava

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:22

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. The growing proportion of elderly implies that natural and unnatural deaths of the elderly will be increasingly confronted. The objective of our study was to determine the unnatural manner and causes of death ...

    Authors: Mohamed Yassine Braham, Mariem Gharbeoui, Mohamed Bellali, Haithem Attia, Hana Harzallah, Olfa Bekir, Moncef Hamdoun and Mohamed Allouche

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:21

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. Anesthesia has become safer during decades, though there is still a preventable mortality; the complexity of medical and surgical interventions, increasingly older and sicker patients, has created a host of ne...

    Authors: Antonina Argo, Stefania Zerbo, Antonietta Lanzarone, Roberto Buscemi, Roberta Roccuzzo and Steven B. Karch

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:20

    Content type: Review

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  37. This study is aimed to evaluate the use of epithelial cells adhering the acrylic removable partial denture in establishing the sex of the individual using sex-determining region of the Y chromosome (SRY) gene....

    Authors: T. Sreenivasa Bharath, T. R. Saraswathi, M. C. Suresh Sajjan, C. R. Ramchandran and N. Govindraj Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:19

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. The entomofauna found on animal carrion, which is used as vertebrate model, can help in the estimation of postmortem interval (PMI). The aim of this study was to determine the succession pattern of insects on ...

    Authors: Davood Keshavarzi, Mohammad Ali Zaimy, Mustapha Ahmed Yusuf, Marzieh Shahriarinamadi and Sogol Parkhideh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:18

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  39. Analysis of hair provides useful information regarding drug addiction history or drug toxicity. Keeping in view some important applications of hair analysis, a lot of work done in the past few decades has been...

    Authors: Muhammad Usman, Abid Naseer, Yawar Baig, Tahir Jamshaid, Muhammad Shahwar and Shazia Khurshuid

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:17

    Content type: Review

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  40. Sex determination of an individual based on biological fluid evidence is a critical issue in forensic science. RNA has proved valuable in the identification of body fluids and the estimation of stain age. Howe...

    Authors: Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Heba Abdo Abdel Razik, Miriam Safwat Wadie and Dina Sabry Abdelfattah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:16

    Content type: Original Article

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  41. Species identification in the food of animal origin is an essential aspect of its control. Food safety and environmental forensic professionals in various countries are becoming increasingly concerned about th...

    Authors: Ghada Ali Omran, Asmaa Osama Tolba, Eman Ezz El-Dawela El-Sharkawy, Doaa Mohammed Abdel-Aziz and Hussein Youssef Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:15

    Content type: Original Article

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  42. Drug abuse and violence both are dangerous phenomena in all countries. The relation between drug abuse and violence is obscure, and what comes first is the question. This study clarifies the changes in drug ab...

    Authors: Heba A. Yassa and Shahir T. Badea

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:14

    Content type: Original Article

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