DNA Fingerprinting - Simpson Trial

U27111 at uicvm.uic.edu U27111 at uicvm.uic.edu
Fri Mar 3 21:11:33 EST 1995

> No doubt!  Aerosol contamination?  Labs that do PCR and worry about
> contamination use filtered tips to prevent that.  It's a pretty basic
> first level step.  We go way beyond that with UV hoods and a lot of
> other safety precautions. And you DON'T assemble the reaction this way
> anyway.  Real PCR people, as I assume they have at these labs, can
> take a lot of measures to prevent contamination occuring in the lab.
> After that you only have to worry about the person who originally
> collected the samples being one of the 1 in 10,000 or better people
> who match the subject. Not very likely.

: I wonder if Robert Gallo said something similar about LAV?


I'm sorry... I forgot, which number excuse was that one (3rd or 4th)???


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