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Validation Support Services for Human Identification and Forensics

For complete internal validation of your purification systems, assays and automated workflows in forensic or HID testing

Features

  • Supports the validation process of new methods
  • Supports the validation process of new instruments
  • Aims to cut validation time by up to 50%
  • Individualized approach ensures customer satisfaction

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HID Validation Services

Cat. No. / ID: 9245629

Comprehensive customized validation service for forensic or HID testing
The Validation Support Services for Human Identification and Forensics is intended for molecular biology applications in forensic, human identity, and paternity testing. This product is not intended for diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of a disease.

✓ 24/7 automatic processing of online orders

✓ Knowledgeable and professional Product & Technical Support

✓ Fast and reliable (re)-ordering

Product Details

Validation of new equipment or methods is an important part of any forensic quality assurance system. When a new technique is introduced, an internal validation study must always be conducted to demonstrate that the procedure is robust, reliable and reproducible, that it ensures personnel safety, and adheres to all local and national regulatory standards. QIAGEN offers a consultative Validation Service to human identity (HID) and forensic laboratories supporting the validation process of new technology and application implementation. Our comprehensive service offers complete internal validation of your purification systems, assays and automated workflows in forensic or HID testing.

Want to discuss your laboratory validation requirements with one of our specialists? Please select Inquire to learn more about Customized Validation Planning.

Performance

All our validation studies meet or exceed the requirements of these standards:

  • ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • ENFSI Recommended Minimum Criteria for the Validation of Various Aspects of the DNA Profiling Process (2010)
  • FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories (2020)
  • SWGDAM Validation Guidelines for DNA Analysis Methods (2016)

Principle

Customized Validation Planning

QIAGEN offers an individualized approach to every validation ensuring complete customer satisfaction. Working with each laboratory, a defined scope of work will be agreed choosing from these options:

  • Validation planning
  • Execute validation
  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Validation report
  • Validation teach-back

Procedure

Inclusive services

Validation service* Extraction Quantification STR amplification: Casework STR amplification: Database
Consultative validation planning Yes Yes Yes Yes
Scope of work agreement Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comprehensive validation plan Yes Yes Yes Yes
Onsite support to execute validation Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comprehensive data analysis Yes Yes Yes Yes
Validation report Yes Yes Yes Yes
Validation teach-back Yes Yes Yes Yes

* Actual studies subject to local regulations and customer requirements.

Configurable services

Validation service Extraction Quantification STR amplification: Casework STR amplification: Database
Sensitivity study Yes Yes Yes Yes
Reproducibility study Yes Yes Yes Yes
Precision study   Yes Yes Yes
Contamination evaluation Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mixture study   Yes Yes Yes
Stutter assessment     Yes Yes
Concordance study (NIST**)   Yes Yes Yes
Known and non-probative sample study Yes Yes Yes Yes
Analytical threshold     Yes Yes
Stochastic evaluation   Yes Yes  

** Dependent on availability.

Applications

You get a workflow to suit the needs of your laboratory. Our highly qualified Application Specialists are experts from the forensic field, each with multiple years’ experience through senior roles in forensic DNA analysis. They combine molecular biology expertise with extensive technical experience, and understand your systems and their possible applications.

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Validation and training support services for Human Identification and Forensics