Forensic Serology Law and Legal Definition

Forensic serology refers to the study of blood serum, along with saliva, semen and other bodily fluids in relation to crimes and other legal matters. A forensic serologist’s functions involve the determination of the type and characteristics of blood, blood testing, bloodstain examination, and preparation of testimony or presentations at trial. S/he analyzes semen, saliva, other body fluids and may or may not be involved with DNA typing.