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Forensic tests and analysis

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In accordance with its statutes, one of the main objectives of the Estonian Forensic Institute is to provide forensic science and examination expertise and services in legal proceedings. The institute provides its services impartially, professionally, to a high level of technical quality and in a cost-effective manner so as to ensure the reliability of its results and both national and international recognition.

The results of the forensic examinations and investigations carried out by the institute are issued on a scientific basis.

The following forensic science services are provided at the institute:

1. Medical forensic toxicology examination

  • medical forensic toxicology examination – 95 EUR

2. DNA examination

  • DNA examination per one item of analysis – 57 EUR

3. Forensic medical examination  

  • forensic medical examination, including examination for establishing of health damage and state of health – 61 EUR
  • complicated forensic medical examination and forensic medical examination in a hospital, prison or custodial institution – 84 EUR
  • forensic medical committee examination – 271 EUR
  • additional forensic medical examination – 97 EUR
  • repeated forensic medical examination – 177 EUR
  • minor's gynaecological examination – 129 EUR
  • adult's gynaecological examination – 109 EUR
  • andrological examination – 119 EUR

4. Medical forensic anthropological examination

  • forensic anthropology examination, including person's identification examination – 333 EUR
  • forensic traumatology examination, including wound ballistics examination, forensic medical trace examination and event scene reconstruction examination – 77 EUR

4. Forensic chemical examination 

  • alcohol examination – 75 EUR
  • narcotic substance examination – 84 EUR
  • explosives examination – 81 EUR
  • ignitable liquid examination – 193 EUR

5. Forensic psychiatric examination and forensic psychological examination

  • forensic psychiatric examination – 255 EUR, plus in-patient fee in the case of in-patient examination 59 EUR per each day
  • forensic psychiatric and forensic psychological complex examination – 380 EUR
  • forensic psychiatric committee examination – 380 EUR
  • forensic psychological examination – 125 EUR

6. Forensic science examination

  • information technology examination of materials relating to sexual abuse of a minor – 451 EUR
  • technical examination of vehicles – 503 EUR
  • document examination of one document – 77 EUR
  • voice examination – 862 EUR
  • information technology examination – 1608 EUR
  • marks examination – 314 EUR
  • fibre examination of one item – 100 EUR
  • image examination – 761 EUR
  • handwriting examination per one person – 282 EUR
  • cut-and-thrust weapon examination – 255 EUR
  • shot trace examination of one item – 45 EUR
  • other subtypes of traffic examination – 428 EUR
  • technical traffic examination – 457 EUR
  • traffic trassology examination – 413 EUR
  • explosive device and explosion examination – 430 EUR
  • metal examination of one item – 50 EUR
  • paper money examination of one banknote – 77 EUR
  • forensic accounting examination per one enterprise, organisation or legal person – 1585 EUR
  • radar detector examination – 86 EUR;
  • weapon examination, including firearms examination – 420 EUR
  • fingerprint examination – 663 EUR
  • fire examination – 704 EUR
  • paint coating examination of one item – 40 EUR
  • filament lamp examination of one item – 35 EUR

7. Forensic medical examination of dead bodies

  • forensic medical examination of dead bodies – 145 EUR
  • complicated forensic medical examination of dead bodies – 222 EUR
  • forensic medical committee examination of dead bodies – 473 EUR
  • additional forensic medical committee examination of dead bodies – 68 EUR
  • second forensic medical examination of dead bodies – 220 EUR

8. Toxicology examination

Qualitative determination of active ingredients of narcotic substances and pharmaceutical drugs in biological specimen are the following:

  • determination of basic narcotic substances and active ingredients of pharmaceutical drugs by a gas chromatograph-mass   spectrometer – 52 EUR
  • determination of amphetamines by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 54 EUR
  • price for taking venous blood samples by a health care provider or state forensic institution – 2 EUR
  • price for taking urine samples through a catheter by a health care provider or state forensic institution – 12 EUR
  • determination of cannabinoids by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 53 EUR
  • determination of narcotic and psychotropic substances by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 61 EUR
  • determination of fentanyls by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 50 EUR
  • screening measurement of narcotic and psychotropic substances for determining the class thereof – 23 EUR
  • determination of benzodiazepines by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 46 EUR
  • determination of gammahydroxybutyrate by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 70 EUR
  • determination of other substances by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer, spectral analysis or high performance liquid chromatograph – 70 EUR

Other toxicology examinations are the following:

  • determination of alcohols and other highly volatile products – 27 EUR
  • determination of alcohols with multiple OH functional groups and their degradation products – 37 EUR

 

The following studies required in forensic science are carried out at the institute:

The prices for qualitative determination of active ingredients of narcotic substances and pharmaceutical drugs are the following:

  •  determination of narcotic and psychotropic substances by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 59 EUR
  • determination of basic narcotic substances and active ingredients of pharmaceutical drugs by a gas chromatograph-mass   spectrometer – 39 EUR
  • determination of benzodiazepines by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 33 EUR
  • determination of cannabinoids by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 36 EUR
  • determination of fentanyls by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 35 EUR
  • separation of acid base fractions from biological specimen and their analysis by thin layer chromatography – 35 EUR
  • determination of amphetamines by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 38 EUR
  • general urine test by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 31 EUR
  • determination of gammahydroxybutyrate by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 60 EUR
  • screening measurement of narcotic and psychotropic substances for determining the class thereof – 23 EUR

The prices for quantitative tests and analyses of active ingredients of narcotic substances are the following:

  • determination of narcotic substances and pharmaceutical drugs by a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer – 174 EUR
  • determination of narcotic substances and pharmaceutical drugs by a high performance liquid chromatograph – 172 EUR

The prices for forensic medical radiology tests and analyses of dead bodies are the following:

  • computerized tomography scan of dead body – 284 EUR
  • computerized tomography scan of dead body together with fine needle biopsy for taking samples for toxicology studies – 308 EUR
  • computerized tomography scan of dead body together with thick needle biopsy and histological studies – 495 EUR
  • magnetic resonance tomography studies of dead body – 1057 EUR
  • other forensic radiology studies – according to the price list of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund.

The prices for other additional studies are the following:

  • forensic traumatology study – 76 EUR
  • forensic medical toxicology study – 52 EUR
  • determination of alcohols and other highly volatile products – 14 EUR
  • determination of alcohols with multiple OH functional groups and their degradation products – 25 EUR
  • determination of carboxyhaemoglobin – 26 EUR
  • determination of other intoxicating substances – 31 EUR
  • forensic medical examination of a person for determination of partial or no work ability – 61 EUR
  • elemental analysis of one item – 35 EUR
  • infrared spectrometry study of one item – 40 EUR
  • forensic psychiatric study – 125 EUR
  • forensic psychological study – 73 EUR
  • preliminary study of biological specimen – 70 EUR

 

Updated: 26.09.2016 - 16:15