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  1. Content type: Original Article

    Stature is one of the important aspects of biological profile for an unknown individual in forensic anthropology. As stature is population-specific, this study was conducted in Hospital Sungai Buloh, Hospital ...

    Authors: Normaizatul Afizah Ismail, Norakmal Hisyam Abd Khupur, Khairul Osman, Ab Halim Mansar, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:22

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    The present work investigates the ridge characteristics and ridge density of fingerprints to determine gender differences among population of Punjab. The main characteristics studied were general pattern type,...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Parveen Kaur and Tina Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:20

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  3. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Fingerprints have been successfully used for identification purposes for more than a century and remained one of the most commonly recovered evidence at the scene of crime. Due to their uniqueness and individu...

    Authors: Tanuj Kanchan and Kewal Krishan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:19

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Pills of ecstasy continue to be the major drug of abuse among nightclub patrons. This stimulant type of substance can be taken orally in many ways, one of which is by drink spiking where the tablet or its powd...

    Authors: Kar-Weng Chan and Suraya Hani Ramli

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:18

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:21

  5. Content type: Original Article

    Today, the increasing number of crime and violence cases is defined as a universal health problem and nurses are the first healthcare personnel to encounter victims and offenders in hospitals, emergency units,...

    Authors: Emine Tuğba Topçu and Ebru Erek Kazan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:16

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  6. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to analyze the trends related to homicide victims in central Bangkok, Thailand. These trends were analyzed in terms of general figures and demographics, as well as case-specific detai...

    Authors: Vorada Sakulsaengprapha, Vichan Peonim and Wisarn Worasuwannarak

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:14

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    Opioids abuse and related deaths are increasing in the world. Therefore, the design of new analytical methods for detection of opioids in biological samples is necessary for clinical and forensic settings.

    Authors: Elham Alahyari, Mehrdad Setareh, Ahmad Shekari, Gholamreza Roozbehani and Kambiz Soltaninejad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:13

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    A prenatal paternity test is one widely-used method of determining the paternity of an unborn child. Such tests using chorionic villus or amniocentesis may increase the risk of harm to both mother and foetus. ...

    Authors: Agung Sosiawan, Dadik Raharjo, Indah Nuraini, Nadia Kartikasari, Alexander Patera Nugraha and Muhammad Dimas Aditya Ari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:15

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    Death due to poisonous snakebite is a formidable health hazard. It is a matter of concern especially in agrarian countries. Clinically snakebite envenomation are neurotoxic and vasculotoxic. Krait (Bungarus facia...

    Authors: Naren Sarkar, Souvik Basu, Preeti Chandra, Soumeek Chowdhuri and Partha Pratim Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:12

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    Mortality rates and causes of death of the detainees are hence different from those of the general population and there also vary according to regions and countries.

    Authors: Maher Jedidi, Mohamed Chérif El khal, Souheil Mlayeh, Mohamed Mahjoub, Zied Mezgar, Tasnim Masmoudi, Mohamed Ben Dhiab, Majed Zemni and Mohamed Kamel Souguir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:10

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  11. Content type: Correction

    The images in this article (Al-Hawari & El-Banna 2017) have been obscured because they were deemed not suitable for publication in the journal under an open access Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Internationa...

    Authors: Hasan Al-Hawari and Asmaa El-Banna

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:11

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:5

  12. Content type: Original Article

    Suicide is a major public health concern resulting in premature deaths. The six years (2010–2015) retrospective study on suicide cases reported at a tertiary care center of Warangal district, Telangana, India ...

    Authors: Suchita Rawat, Pooran Chand Joshi, Maroof Ahmad Khan and Kallur Nava Saraswathy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:8

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    Occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals in paints cause serious health hazards in painters. The present study was designed to evaluate the possibility of hematotoxic and genotoxic effects of paint chemic...

    Authors: Nahed Abdel Maksoud, Khaled Abdel Aal, Nagwa Ghandour, Mona El-Baz and Eman Shaltout

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:6

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    Ethical problems about end-of-life medicine include a variety of issues approached in different ways by physicians and, more recently, special emphasis to this kind of ethical issues and possible answers has d...

    Authors: Antonina Argo, Tommaso D’Anna, Antonietta Lanzarone and Luciano Sesta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:5

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    Sexual assault is a worldwide problem that has not yet been sufficiently acknowledged as confirmed by the literature. Italian law n.96, 1996, foreseeing norms regarding rape and sexual abuse, finally gave sign...

    Authors: S. Zerbo, L. Milone, E. Scalici, S. Procaccianti, R. Nardello, E. Ventura Spagnolo, D. Piscionieri and Antonina Argo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:4

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    In India, deaths related to burns are more common in women than in men. Fire is easily available weapon used by female for suicide. Most burns happen in low- and middle-income countries.

    Authors: Shashikant Vithobaji Dhoble, Rajesh Chandrabhan Dere, Arun Kumar Jaiswani and Ramesh Rangrao Savardekar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:3

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    Sequence divergence in mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I genes (COI) has been used as an efficient forensic tool in solving wildlife-related problems and also be used in molecular taxonomy for speci...

    Authors: Vikas Kumar, Neelkamal Sharma and Arun Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:31

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Estimation of the postmortem interval (PMI) is a critical issue in forensic science. Various approaches have been used to determine the PMI including physical, biochemical and entomological methods. Most of th...

    Authors: Hoda Abdelmagid Elghamry, Marwa Issak Mohamed, Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Dina Sabry Abdelfattah and Aly Gamaleldin Abdelaal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:24

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    Fruits and vegetables are daily staple food of human community. It is important to include fruits and vegetables in our daily diet to remain healthy and active. Even though fruits and vegetables are healthy, b...

    Authors: Vimukti Chauhan, Surbhi Tomar, Yanika Saini and R. M. Tripathi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:30

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    A great challenge arises when sex determination of human remains is needed, especially when only, bone fragments or isolated teeth are available; such as in mass disasters. Thus, the aim of the present work is...

    Authors: M. Kholief, S. El Shanawany and R. Gomaa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:29

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    Detection of alcohol in postmortem blood and body fluids is of extreme importance in medico-legal investigation as it may affect and change the decision of the court in legal hearing. It can be a cause death o...

    Authors: Muataz Abdulmajeed Al-Qazzaz, Atheer Jawad Al-Saffar, Hayder Khadum Al-Rubai and Enas Muataz Al-Qazzaz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:27

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    The reduction of suicides in jails and prisons is an international priority and, after the publication of a report about the necessity to prevent the suicide risk, in Tuscany (Italy) was created a new biphasic...

    Authors: Annalisa Frangione, Letizia Bracali, Luca Rosi, Maria Mancino, Marisa Meschi, Nicola Nante and Gianmarco Troiano

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:28

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    In forensic sciences, the nature and variability of configurations of epidermal ridge minutiae has practically been explored in the evaluation and comparison of fingerprints, including partial fingerprints. Th...

    Authors: Lawan Hassan Adamu and Magaji Garba Taura

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:25

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    Glass is the hard, amorphous solid. Glass fragments may be an evidence of great value encountered in the investigation of various types of offences. At the scene of occurrence, the glass may be fractured eithe...

    Authors: Abhimanyu Harshey, Ankit Srivastava, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Kriti Nigam, Amit Kumar and Tanurup Das

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:20

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  25. Content type: Review

    In addition to the diagnostic and therapeutic use of excised human tissues in fixatives, the fixed tissues represent an invaluable resource that provide an incredible opportunity for the assessment of genetic ...

    Authors: Sami Ullah, Rakesh K. Garg and Farida Noor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:23

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Commercial kits for Human Identification (HID) purposes, based on 15 short tandem repeat (STR) regions, allow the resolution of most forensic and paternity cases. However, some pitfalls arise in situations suc...

    Authors: Joaquín Alejandro Quiroz-Mercado, Ricardo Jesus Ríos-Rivas, Víctor Manuel Martínez-Sevilla, Gabriela Chávez-Marín, Hueman Jaimes-Díaz, Juan Carlos Santiago-Hernández, Rogelio Maldonado-Rodríguez and Héctor Rangel-Villalobos

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:19

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    Identification of bony remains and other decomposed parts of human is of great importance not only for legal but also for humanitarian reasons. However, in certain instances due to burial factors or in cases o...

    Authors: Nazih Ramadan, Mervat Hamdy Abd El-Salam, Amani Fahmy Hanon, Naglaa Farid El-Sayed and Ahmed Yosri Al-Amir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:22

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  28. Content type: Original article

    The so-called “herbal highs” are substances derived from natural plants with effects on the central nervous system. Lisergamide, ergine or LSA is the basis of different types of drugs, which are in seeds of Ipomo...

    Authors: Isabella Mercurio, Paola Melai, Daniele Capano, Gianluigi Ceraso, Luigi Carlini and Mauro Bacci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:16

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  29. Content type: Case report

    The microscopic examination of fired cartridge cases and fired bullets helps the expert to determine if a suspect firearm/firearms were, or were not, discharged in a shooting incident. This is achieved by usin...

    Authors: Devinderpal Singh Sehgal, Sandeep Singh Sahota, Navneet Kaur and Arshdeep Kaur

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:15

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  30. Content type: Short Report

    The PowerPlex® ESI 17 Fast and ESX 17 Fast Systems represent faster cycling versions released by Promega® to follow the requirements of ENFSI and EDNAP groups’ for new STR genotyping systems in Europe. Allele ...

    Authors: Elvira Ventura Spagnolo, Cristina Mondello, Salvatore Procaccianti, Simona Marretta, Stefania Zerbo, Alessio Asmundo and Antonella Argo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:13

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    According to the reports published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) India, every year, the number of suicides are continuously increasing. The number of suicidal deaths in 2014 is 15.8% more than 2004.

    Authors: Kirtee K. Kamalja and Nutan V. Khangar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:12

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  32. Content type: Short Report

    Mr K, aged 48, was found sweating by his partner at home at 11.50 pm. He claimed to have attempted suicide. She immediately called the Emergency Unit to ask for support. At the phone, the physician on duty ind...

    Authors: Frédéric Aknouche, Emilie Guibert, Alison Tessier, Aude Eibel and Pascal Kintz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:6

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Tributyltin is one of the important and wide-spread persistent organic contaminants that accumulate in the food chain. It is suspected to cause endocrine-disrupting effects in mammals, due in part to its possi...

    Authors: Fatma M. M. Badr El Dine, Iman M. Nabil and Fatma I. Dwedar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:7

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  34. Content type: Case Report

    Self-poisoning usually occurs by the ingestion of a single lethal compound and majority of the poisoning cases in our country are due to the pesticides. Suicide by ingestion of more than one poisonous substanc...

    Authors: Nisreen Abdul Rahman, Siddhartha Das, Vinod Ashok Chaudhari, Suresh Nandagopal and Bhawana Badhe

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:8

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    Medico legal forensic entomology is the science and study of cadaveric arthropods related to criminal investigations. The study of beetles is particularly important in forensic cases. This can be important in ...

    Authors: M. R. Fakoorziba, M. Assareh, D. Keshavarzi, A. Soltani, M. D. Moemenbellah-Fard and M. Zarenezhad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:11

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  36. Content type: Case Report

    The case relates to a bookstore owner claiming that two DM-41 hand grenades were exploded simultaneously in his store. There were three males together at the store when the explosion occurred. One was the owne...

    Authors: Ercan Seyhan and Salih Cengiz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:9

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  37. Content type: Review

    Many commentators have acknowledged the fact that the usual courtroom maxim to “tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” is not so easy to apply in practicality. In any given situation, what...

    Authors: Praveen Kumar Yadav

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:10

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  38. Content type: Review

    A considerable part of the global population is exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water which is the main source of inorganic arsenic(As) exposure in humans. Arsenic exposure interferes with the action ...

    Authors: Gianmarco Troiano, Isabella Mercurio, Paola Melai, Nicola Nante, Massimo Lancia and Mauro Bacci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:2

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