Validation Information & Resources
Validate With Confidence
Confidence in forensic DNA results is gained through validation studies, which provide objective evidence that a DNA testing method is robust, reliable, and reproducible. Validation experiments define procedural limitations, identify critical components of the procedure that require quality control and monitoring, and establish standard operating procedures and interpretation guidelines for laboratories to follow while processing samples.
Life Technologies maintains a team of scientists dedicated to developmental validation. The result is our most comprehensively validated line of products available for STR-based human identification.
Life Technologies’ integrated STR-based Applied Biosystems human identification solutions combine AmpFℓSTR kits, instrumentation, software, consumables, services, and customer training. Each component is quality-controlled and validated to work together—making it easier for you to get accurate, reliable, and reproducible results.
Validation and Verification Atlas
The Validation and Verification Atlas Resource organizes information on forensic DNA analysis methods and provides direct access to Life Technologies’ developmental validation studies, reference materials, quality assurance guidelines, user bulletins, user manuals, and other supporting documentation. It is an extension of the validation support tools available from Life Technologies and our commitment to continue working with the forensic community to help scientists meet vital quality assurance guidelines.
HID Professional Services
HID Professional Services enable forensic laboratories to overcome critical implementation challenges through a collaborative partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific—a worldwide leader in validated human identification solutions.
For Research, Forensic, or Paternity Use Only. Not intended for any animal or human therapeutic or diagnostic use.