The detection of gunshot residues in the nasal mucus of suspected shooters

Abstract

The identification and quantification of metallic residues produced by gunshots, called gunshot residues (GSR), provide crucial elements in forensic investigations. The research has been largely focused on their collection onto the hands of suspected shooters, but the method is often burdened by risks of contamination. This research was focused on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00414-016-1375-7

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