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Swabs vs. Blood Samples in DNA Testing

The two most popular methods for collecting DNA in labs are blood samples and cheek swabs. The DNA testing results from extracting DNA-rich cells via swabs or blood samples are exactly the same, only there are differences in how the two samples are processed. Both have different advantages. Neither has been proven to be more accurate…

Can I Do a DNA Paternity Test Without the Father?

Can a DNA Paternity Test Be Done Without the Father? Paternity testing helps identify the true biological father of a child and provides clear evidence for legal issues or for people just seeking peace of mind. This article answers several questions you might have about DNA paternity testing without the father. With DNA Diagnostic Center’s…

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How to Get a Paternity Test

Don’t know if a child is yours? DNA is the answer. In most cases, an analysis is performed using cheek-swab DNA samples from the possible father, child, and mother (her participation is optional, but recommended). If you’re interested in how to get a paternity test, here are several options available to you, along with the…