paternity testing


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paternity testing

see parentage testing.
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Since DNA is the genetic material unique to each individual, DNA paternity testing relies on the genetic fact that an individual receives DNA from his or her biological parents in equal amounts.
We regard Asia as a significant market for paternity testing services.
Given the extent of media coverage, there is good cause to suggest that public opinion might have shifted on the question of whether paternity testing without the knowledge of the mother is acceptable or not.
So, paternity testing can be used to protect men from paying child support for children that are not theirs.
Now, DNA paternity testing is fast, accurate, confidential, and convenient with sample collection in the privacy of your own home.
The turnaround time for legal DNA paternity testing is 3 to 5 working days.
This is a major opportunity for us to consolidate our position as the leading paternity testing company in the North of England and we will continue to build strong, one-to-one relationships with solicitors, GPs and the general public.
In 1991--at the dawn of the commercial paternity testing industry--Macintyre and Sooman observed in The Lancet that 'reliable estimates of the incidence of non-paternity are few and far between, although various rates are quoted in an authoritative manner by several sources'.
Paternity testing may solve the genetic question but it will not provide the answer to a happy family.
Guerard says the paleo-DNA laboratory plans to further offer other consultation services such as paternity testing to enable the facility to be a self-sustaining entity, with any revenues funnelled back into the university to fund new research and experimental programs.
On the same day the new 4-pound male arrived, officials shipped off blood and tissue samples from all male chimpanzees in the exhibit for paternity testing.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Identigene, the world's largest provider of direct-access DNA paternity testing services, today announced that Donna Housley, Ph.