IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Edwin Parlindungan Lubis, Asan Petrus, Abdul Gafar Parinduri
Background : Drowning is a process that causes respiratory disturbances due to the entry of fluid into the airways or lungs. Until now, diatom examination is the gold standard examination to diagnose deaths because of drowning. The discovery of diatoms in tissue examination is one of the markers that shows the victim died from drowning.