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DNA testing : Articles and features

Our articles and features are written by some of the UK's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

  • Paternity testing and DNA profiling: what it is and the tests available Alio HealthcareProving genetic relationships requires a DNA or parental test and there are a number of different tests available. In this article, Dr Nigel Chatwin provides some background on DNA testing and...
  • DNA Paternity Tests - how reliable are they? DNA testDNA forms the building blocks of life for all of us. When a child is conceived it gets half of its DNA from each parent. Because of this, it's possible to determine whether a man is the father of a...
  • Home paternity tests – how do they work? Home paternity tests – how do they work?Home paternity tests are not, in fact, carried out entirely in your home. The sampling can be done at home, but the actual tests are carried out in the laboratories of the company that you commission...
  • How do I get a paternity test? Paternity testPaternity testing is a very simple, painless procedure that can establish with 100% certainty if a man is not the father, or with 99.99% probability that he is. If conducted with reasonable care,...