Blood sample card, United States, 1991-2000

Made:
1991-2000 in United States
maker:
Fitzco Incorporated

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Blood sample card made by Fitzco Inc, USA. Used by the USA Forces to store blood samples of personnel.

Cards like this one are used by the United States Armed Forces to store blood samples from personnel. Additional information including name, date of birth and branch of the armed forces is also recorded. Blood samples containing DNA can legally only be used to identify human remains and not for criminal investigations. The card was donated to the Science Museum’s collections by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

Details

Category:
Biotechnology
Object Number:
2000-579
type:
blood sample card
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology