4 Common Questions About Chain of Custody DNA Testing

Chain of Custody

1. How is chain of custody testing defined? This phrase makes reference to the control, or custody, of samples of DNA throughout the process of testing. The first requirement is a third party must make a proper identification of the … Continue reading

Now Offering Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity Tests

Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity

Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity tests is the most innovative technology, in our industry, in the past 10 years. What is Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity Tests? If you require a paternity test before birth, X-celerated DNA & Drug Screenings NEW prenatal paternity test … Continue reading

Chorionic Villus Sampling for Early Pregnancy

Chorionic Villus

If amniocentesis is performed at later stages of pregnancy, women who want to undergo paternity tests during the early stages are prescribed to have chorionic villus sampling or CVS. The sample will be used to study the DNA, chromosomes, and … Continue reading

Paternity Blood Testing Still Relevant?

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Today, the most accurate tests (99.99%) to determine the paternity of a child are made through DNA. Collecting DNA sample is done two ways: Buccal swab (swabbing the inside of the cheek) and blood samples. Known as PCR (polymerase chain … Continue reading

Ways to Prove Paternity

It is very important to establish paternity and protect the rights of your child. Naming a legal father ensures that the child will receive child support as well as other benefits normally granted to heirs (social security, veterans benefits, etc). … Continue reading

The Real Deal With Home Paternity Testing

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Laboratory paternity tests usually range from $150 to as much as $1,000.  On the average, a putative father is said to spend as $450 to $600 on paternity tests.  Some find these very expensive which is why there are fathers … Continue reading

Famous Celebrity Paternity Cases

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Celebrities. We always want to know what is happening with their lives, whether it is about the success of their careers or the lowest point of their personal lives. In 2004, about 300,000 DNA paternity tests were performed, but celebrity … Continue reading

What Is Paternity Fraud?

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Paternity fraud happens when a mother tags a person as the biological father, when she knows or suspects that the he is not the real father.  This is usually done to collect child support from the putative father.  In a … Continue reading

Paternity Testing Part IV: Choosing A Laboratory

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According to surveys, more than 200,000 paternity tests have been performed every year in the United States.  DNA paternity test is one of the most admissible evidences in court for establishing or challenging paternity.  Also, DNA paternity tests can be … Continue reading

Paternity Testing Part III: Types Of Paternity DNA Testing

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Not long ago, experts devised a technology to support women of their pregnancy by knowing the paternity long before they give birth. To date, prenatal paternity DNA testing is now available starting five weeks of pregnancy. The paternity DNA testing … Continue reading