This manual contains individual procedures pertaining to the serological testing of biological specimens.
Procedures on this page are effective as of June 20, 2016 and later. The dates effective are shown as MM/DD/YY – MM/DD/YY in the file name.
Note: The most current manual in each section is the first link listed.
Click or press the enter key on any topic below to access the relevant PDF file of the associated procedure.
General Serology Guidelines
Bloodstain Preparation from Whole Blood
Acid Phosphatase (AP) Presumptive Test for Semen
This procedure has been retired as of 02/08/18.
Kastle-Meyer (KM) Presumptive Testing for Blood
Slide Preparation for Spermatozoa Searches
This procedure was retired 08/05/2019 and replaced with Cell Separation and Christmas Tree Staining for Sperm Cells procedure.
Cell Separation and Christmas Tree Staining for Sperm Cells
Seratec PSA Semiquant and a-Amylase Tests
Note: The Seratec PSA Semiquant and a-Amylase Tests were not in use between 02/09/2018 and 06/05/2019.
Processing of Postmortem Specimens