Identification of semen in 500 patients seen because of rape.


Of 500 patients seen because of rape, semen was identified in vaginal secretions by the identification of spermatozoa in 61%, by an acid phosphatase value of 50 units or more in 40%, and by the identification of a foreign blood group substance or a high titer of own blood group substance in 16%. The addition of the determination of the acid phosphatase to… (More)


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@article{Dahlke1977IdentificationOS, title={Identification of semen in 500 patients seen because of rape.}, author={Melissa Dahlke and C. Robert Cooke and M Cunnane and Jasvinder Chawla and Patrick Lau}, journal={American journal of clinical pathology}, year={1977}, volume={68 6}, pages={740-6} }