Date of this Version
Oates, D. W., Jochum, C. A., Pearson, K. A., and Hoilien, C. A., "Field Technique for the Identification of Deer Blood," Journal of Forensic Sciences, JFSCA, Vol. 28, No.3, July 1983, pp. 781-785.
A latex suspension sensitized with deer antiserum has been prepared, placed on plastic cards, dried, and packaged for field use. The product was tested against bloodstains from 22 species (including Homo sapiens). Strong agglutination reactions occurred only with bloodstains from deer and elk.