Serology: Tests, Techniques & Purposes - Quiz & Worksheet


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A stain has been sprayed with a solution then viewed under darkness. The stain glows. What is present?

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1. A medical examiner found a dried fluid of some kind at a crime scene. A UV light is held above the spot, and the spot does not fluoresce. What was the medical examiner testing for?

2. Blood can be tested using Kastle-Meyer, Luminol, and what solutions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Access the quiz and worksheet to see how much you know about serology. Testing blood and semen are topics you need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • Method of sucking blood up with a piece of fabric and then viewing it under a microscope
  • The purpose of spraying a stain with solution and then viewing it under darkness
  • How blood can be tested
  • Using semen to identify the perpetrator

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the medical examiner tests for when they hold a UV light to look at non-fluorescing fluid on a victim's thigh
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on serology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how blood can be tested and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

More can be learned if you access the lesson called Serology: Tests, Techniques & Purposes. Goals you can complete include:

  • Define serology
  • Identify bodily fluids that are commonly examined
  • See why serology tests are performed