The Genetic Lab team is here to answer all your questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is it necessary to do a paternity test?
A paternity test is a genetic test (DNA), through which we can determine whether a man is or not the biological father of a certain child or fetus (in case of pregnancy).
Is the presence of the mom required for the development of a paternity test?
No, it is not. Analyzing a DNA sample from the mom is recommended in order to increase the probability of paternity confirmation, but it is not necessary.
Are paternity tests precise enough?
Through the analysis of multiple ADN sequences (16 markers, in the case of our method), the personal identification accuracy is considerably increased. The DNA testing will ensure the confirmation of paternity with a probability of 99,99% and paternity exclusion with a rate of probability of 100%.
Can you determine if the twins are identical or not?
Yes. The tests we provide can precisely determine if twins are or not identical. Twins can be monozygotic or identical if they have developed from the same egg cell (zygote) or disjoint (different) if there were two different egg cells (two eggs and two sperm gave birth to two egg cells).
How early can I get the test results?
Our clients receive the results in terms of 3-7 business days from the moment our lab receives the harvested DNA samples.
Can paternity be determined before birth?
Yes, it can. Non-invasive DNA parent-child test (NIPPT) during pregnancy uses the latest second-generation DNA sequencing technology to detect fetal genetic fragments in maternal peripheral blood to compare the biological information of the father to determine the parental relationship.
Are the test results fully confidential?
Yes. We guarantee the confidentiality of the results. They cannot be delivered to anyone else other than the person that solicits the DNA testing.