Forensic Genetics Unit

 
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 Our services  Who can request them ?
 Kinship tests (paternity, twins, siblings, etc)  Court of first instance, Office of the Public Guardian, examining  magistrates, presiding judges, private individuals
 Identification of unknown bodies  Examining magistrates, presiding judges
 Establishment of DNA profiles DNA (nuclear, Y, or mitochondrial)  of individuals  Examining magistrates, presiding judges, legal identification services,  private individuals (for their own DNA profile)
 Identification of the nature of a sample (blood, sperm, seminal,  semen, saliva)  Examining magistrates, presiding judges, legal identification services
 Input of DNA profiles into the national database (system based  on DNA profiles - CODIS)  Examining magistrates, presiding judges, legal identification services
 Forensic genetics analysis of samples of animal or plant origin  (criminal investigations, bites, species identification, poaching,  illegal trafficking, etc)  Examining magistrates, presiding judges, legal identification services,  wildlife, hunting and fishing services, NGOs, private individuals (under  certain conditions)
 Establishment of DNA profiles (nuclear, Y, or mitochondrial) from  biological traces  Examining magistrates, presiding judges, legal identification services