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Chapter 34 - Ancillary Testing and Special Dissections

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 July 2020

Kim A. Collins
LifePoint Inc, South Carolina
Roger W. Byard
University of Adelaide
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This chapter provides an overview of the additional postmortem laboratory tests, histological techniques, and stains and special dissections that may be required at a geriatric autopsy, i.e. a decedent 60 years of age or older. In general, these tests and dissections are identical to those in alternate age groups.

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Print publication year: 2020

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