Post – mortem artifacts


  • Changes introduced in the dead animals after death.
  • Not related to the physiology state of body or tissues either health or disease to which the animal might be exposed prior to death should be differentiated.
  • Unless it will lead to misinterpretation of
    • Wrong cause of death
    • Wrong manner of death
    • Undue suspection of criminal offences
    • Miscarriage of justice
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