Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Paternity Testing Questions!
Q. How accurate are the DNA
DNA paternity testing
is very accurate, and will yield results that indicate either a
probability of paternity greater than 99% (inclusion) or 0% (exclusion).
For siblingship and grand-parentage testing it's either >90%
(inclusion) or <15% (exclusion).
Q. What other types of samples can be
tested, other than buccal cells?
A. If a buccal cell sample cannot be taken because the individual
is unavailable, DNA testing can be performed on a wide range of
forensic samples. Examples of samples which can be tested include:
toothbrushes, dried blood stains, saliva stains, hair roots, bone,
licked stamps, disposable razors, etc.
Q. Can the results from the
home dna paternity test
be used in court?
A. If you will be using the results in court, you will have to take
legal paternity test offered
DNA testing provider, nationally accredited
by AABB, for witnessing and proper identification
procedures. The samples for the home test are collected discretely
by the patients in the privacy of their own home.
Because the collection is not witnessed by DNA testing center staff
and the patients are not properly identified, the results are for
personal knowledge only. Otherwise there is no difference in the
testing technique or the accuracy between the legal and private
Q . What if the tested parties
live in different cities? Must they go in together for paternity
A. No, several DNA paternity
testing providers have a worldwide network of
collection centers. In many locations, medical personnel can come
right to your home. You set the timing and arrangements when you
Q. Are the
free paternity testing kits
easy to use?
A. Yes. The collection kits come with all of the necessary materials
and instructions for safe and painless buccal cell collection. The
collection should take less than 5 minutes per person and is completely
safe and painless.
Q. How long does it take for results?
DNA testing service providers
begin testing right away when they receive the samples.
The test is completed in 3-7 days and results are available immediately.
Q. How old does the child have to
A. The swab
test DNA paternity testing kit can be used for
patients at any age. Even newborns could be tested quickly and painlessly
using the DNA paternity testing kit. DNA testing can even be performed
before the child is born.
Click here for prenatal
DNA paternity testing instructions.
Q. Can people order a DNA paternity
test kit if they live outside of USA?
A. Yes, several
leading DNA testing providers
send their DNA sample collection kits to any country worldwide.
Q. How are samples collected?
swab DNA paternity test is fast, simple, and
painless. DNA is collected using special swabs called "buccal
swabs." The buccal swabs are rubbed gently on the inner cheek
inside the mouth to collect DNA. Buccal swabs are painless and can
be used to collect samples from individuals at any age.
Q. Is blood collection required?
A. No. Using the latest technology, a buccal cell sample taken from
the mouth is now the newest and recommended method for sample collection.
A buccal cell sample can be collected quickly, painlessly and discreetly
free paternity testing kit.
A person’s DNA is the same in every cell of the body, regardless
of whether it is a blood cell or buccal cell. The results obtained
from buccal cells are 100% accurate and buccal cell collection is
the method of choice for both private and legal cases.
Q. Can the test be performed without
A. Yes. In many situations, the mother does not want to be tested
or is not available for testing. In such situations, the test can
be completed by testing only the child and the alleged father.
Q. What if the alleged father is
deceased, can paternity still be established?
A. Yes. Paternity can still be established by testing other known
family members to reconstruct the DNA lineage. Aunts, uncles, cousins,
siblings and grandparents can all be used to reconstruct family