SCALP HAIR/PUBIC HAIR COLLECTION
Every Sexual Assault situation is different and various scenarios will determine the type of evidence that can be collected from a patient in search of the perpetrator’s DNA.
The D3 Kit deals with collection of hair samples (pubic and scalp hair) from the sexual assault patient. The purpose of taking hair samples, is that the comparison of microscopic characteristics of questioned hairs to know hair samples assists in determining whether a transfer my have occurred.
This D3 Kit contains everything required for collecting the pulled hairs. It also contains the necessary “Chain-of-Custody” tracking information as well as “Tamper Seals” and Packaging for delivery to the SAPS Forensic Lab.
As this kit only focuses on the collection of hair samples from your patient, evidence found on clothing or the genital area should be collected with other Evidence Collection Kits used for Sexual Assaults.
Other kits that can be used along with D1 Kit are:
- D1 Adult Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit – Collection of body fluid evidence from the patient’s genital area.
- D2 DNA Evidence From Body Collection Kit – Body Fluid, such as blood, semen, saliva that have been left on the body by the perpetrator.
- D5 Clothing Collection Kit – For the collection of patient’s clothing so that the SAPS Forensic Lab can analyze them for additional evidence.
This D3 Reference Hair Collection Kit is supplied to Medical facilities courtesy of the SAPS Forensic Unit on a Patient-by-Patient basis as a way of building forensic evidence in the criminal case your patient has reported.
- Client SAPS Forensics
- Collector Medical Doctors
- Availability Available
- ICN Number 6550T05004357