Estudios científicos

Falsos positivos de Bluestar
Informe de un estudio sobre una serie de falsos positivos del producto Bluestar y del luminol.

Diapositivas en PowerPoint de reacciones de Fuoresceína/Bluestar®/Luminol (en inglés)
Jason Guffey
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Validación de los méthodos Bluestar Forensic Free y Thevenon Roland-Piramidón como pruebas preliminares en la investigación de sangre de interés forense.
Luisa Fernanda Arbeláez Murillo, Linda Sorieth Ríos Herrera
LBIF-INMLyCF, Bogota, Colombia

The Effects of Substrate, Blood Volume, and Washing on the Performance of Luminol, Bluestar® Forensic, and Bluestar®Forensic Magnum
Jane G. Mak, Amy N. Brodeur, and Kevin R. Kosiorek. Boston University

M. Hochmeister, O. Rudin, U.V.Borer, A. Kratzer, Ch. Gehrig, and R. Dirnhofer.
Evaluation of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Membrane Tests for the Forensic Identification of Semen.
(BLUESTAR Identi-PSA is the same product than PSA-check-1 from VEDA Lab.)
Bagshawe, K.D. 1993.
Tumor markers. Br J. Cancer 48 : 167-175.
Kuriyama, M, MC Wang, CL Lee, LD Papsidero, C.S. Killian, H. Inaji, N.H. Slack, T. Nishiura, GP. Murphy and T.M. Chu. 1981.
Use of human prostate specific antigen in monitoring cancer. Cancer res. 41: 3874-3876.
Liedtke R.L. and JD Batjer. 1984.
Measurement of prostate specific antigen by radioimmunoassay. Clin. Chem. 30 : 649-652.

The use of the Hexagon Obti test for detection of Human Blood at crime scenes and on items of evidence (Part I) – Herman et al.
(HEXAGON OBTI antigua version – azul)

BLUESTAR® OBTI Verification Report (en inglés)

Validation studies of an immunochromatographic 1-step test for the forensic identification of human blood – Hochmeister et al. (Abstract) – Journal of Forensic Sciences
Older product version (blue test)
Erratum in the list of authors. Please read:
Manfred N. Hochmeister, M.D.; Bruce Budowle, Ph.D.; Rebecca Sparkes; Oskar Rudin; Christian Gehrig, B.S.; Michael Thali, M.D., Lars schmidt, B.S., Adrien Cordier, and Richard Dirnhofer, M.D.

Attestation del fabricante de origen HUMAN GmbH – (en inglés)
Atestado de la sociedad HUMAN GmbH fabricant designer de origen del producto BLUESTAR® OBTI / Hexagon OBTI

Detectar pescados heridos – Un estudio canadiense
Application of forensic techniques to enhance fish conservation and management: injury detection using presumptive tests for blood.

Archeología – Busqueda de sangre en objetos liticos
Un estudio por Barbara J. Gundy, Ph.D.

The use of luminol photography for bloodstain pattern analysis, an excerpt from the James Stuart & Jon J. Nordby book: Forensic Science Second Edition

ABO typing: report on a subsequent analysis of blood evidence treated with BLUESTAR® FORENSIC

I.A.B.P.A. News article: “Bloodstains of Gettysburg: The Use of Chemiluminescent Blood Reagents to Visualize Bloodstains of Historical Significance”
Detective Lieutenant Nicholas Paonessa, Supervisor of the Forensic Identification/Crime Scene Unit, Niagara Falls Police Department, NY, USA.

Journal of Forensic Medecine:
The use of Bluestar® to detect bloodstains (abstract)

I.R.C.G.N. report : The effect of BLUESTAR® on DNA typing

BLUESTAR® vs. Luminol comparison study
St Louis, MO Metropolitan Police Department

A comparison of visual enhancement chemicals for the recovery of possible blood stains at the crime scene. Luminol vs. BLUESTAR®.
M. Dawn Watkins MS. CLPE CSCSA. King C. Brown MS.CSCSA CFPH.
A shorter version of this paper has been published in the March/April 2006 issue of the Evidence Technology Magazine, volume 4, number 2.

Estudio de validación por el Ministerio del Interior de la Federación Rusa – Forensic Expertise Center. (in Russian language).
This study validates BLUESTAR® FORENSIC and the subsequent DNA analysis and determination of the blood group. Also validates the HEXAGON OBTI.

Reporte de validación Aycock (en inglés)
Johnnie Aycock, Special Texas Ranger, IAPBA Member

Journal of Forensic Sciences 52 (1), 102–109:
Evaluation of Six Presumptive Tests for Blood, Their Specificity, Sensitivity, and Effect on High Molecular-Weight DNA
Shanan S. Tobe, M.Sc., Nigel Watson, Ph.D. and Niamh Nic Daéid, Ph.D. Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Centre for Forensic Science, Strathclyde Univ., Glasgow, U.K.

Journal of Forensic Identification:
A Photographic Comparison of Luminol, Fluorescein, and Bluestar by T. Young, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA.

Journal of Forensic Identification:
Use of BLUESTAR FORENSIC in lieu of Luminol at crime scenes by L. Dilbeck, Scottsdale Police Department.

Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal:
A new high-performance reagent and procedure for latent bloodstain detection based on Luminol chemiluminescence.
L.J Blum, P. Esperança, S. Rocquefelte

Journal of Forensic Identification 57 (2), 193-198:
STR Analysis Following Latent Blood Detection by Luminol, Fluorescein, and BlueStar.
Cathy J. Jakovich
San Diego Sheriff’s Crime Laboratory, San Diego, CA

A comparative study on BLUESTAR® FORENSIC MAGNUM performance and its effects on DNA typing/amplification.
J. Lautz, St Louis University,
S. Webb, St Louis Metropolitan Police Dpt.

“Chemical Enhancement Techniques of Bloodstain Patterns and DNA Recovery After Fire Exposure”

Karolyn L. Tontarski.; Hoskins, Watkins, Brun-Conti, B.S.; and. Michaud.
J Forensic Sci, January 2009, Vol. 54, No. 1

Ancient blood… Presumptive blood testing with BLUESTAR® FORENSIC on 800 years old archaeological contexts, Antofagasta de la Sierra, South Highlands (Puna) of Argentina.
Sara López Campeny y Andrés Romano
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas,
Instituto Superior de Estudios Sociales (ISES-CONICET)
Instituto de Arqueología y Museo, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (IAM-UNT).