2024-2025 Comparison Test Schedule

Early Spring 2024

Application process opens

July 15, 2024:

Application deadline

July 31, 2024:

Sample processing and handling invoices sent

September 15, 2024:

Deadline for payment

November 15, 2024:

Samples shipped to participants

January 05, 2025:

Requests additional set of samples (additional fees apply)

January 29, 2025:

Additional set of samples shipped

March 31, 2025:

Deadline to submit results

Please have a look at the following relevant documents concerning the IFAG-ISAG comparison tests and send your comment to ISAG Secretary.

Policies Governing the Conduct of ISAG Comparison Tests (CT) for Animal DNA Testing.

All CT participants: Please complete and return by mail an originally signed version of the Policies Governing the Conduct of ISAG Comparison Tests (CT) for Animal DNA Testing. This form must be returned by mail and should not be sent by fax or email. Please mail your originally signed form to: ISAG, 1800 South Oak Street, Suite 100, Champaign, IL 61820, USA.

Rules for conducting ISAG Comparison Tests (CT) for animal DNA testing.

Comparison test application forms (Available to current institutional members only)

Further information of interest concerning the ISAG Comparison Tests:

Panels of markers are available in the most recent workshop reports available here.

Other information of interest:

Exclusion probability in parentage tests (size-36KB)

  • Recommendations for animal DNA forensic and identity testing: please have a look at the following paper:
    Int J Legal Med (2005) 119: 295–302
    DOI 10.1007/s00414-005-0545-9
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