Gandhi Medical College, India
Title: Easy and accurate conformation of early pregnancy during autopsy
Neelam Shrivastava had completed MBBS in 1988 from Indore University India and LLB from Bhopal University in 1999. She has worked in Public Health Department as Assistance Surgeon till 1996 and since last 18 years she is working as a Medical Officer in Medico Legal Institute, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India. There, she has done more than 5000 autopsies of different nature and expert opinions. She has also presented two international papers i.e. one in Istanbul, Turkey and another one in Goa, India.
One of the causes for suicide in young and unmarried females is illegal relationship which turns into pregnancy. To hide the shameful condition, female commits suicide and sometimes during autopsy, due to misdiagnosis of pregnancy parents have to face embarrassing condition. On the other hand if finding of pregnancy is not detected during autopsy and product of conception is not preserved for DNA test then accuse will exempted from punishment. Therefore, an accurate test of pregnancy is essential. The proposed method is easy and confirmatory test for the same which is done by examining urine for HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin) of deceased by HCG strip.