HIV Forensics: The use of phylogenetic analysis as evidence in criminal investigation of HIV transmission
by National AIDS Trust, NAM
This short briefing paper is aimed at professionals working in the criminal justice system and HIV professionals who may be called as expert witnesses in criminal HIV transmission cases. It may also be useful for people working in HIV support organisations and HIV-positive individuals. It aims to explain how phylogenetic analysis should and should not be used in criminal trials for the reckless transmission of HIV.