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How accurate are ultrasoumd at determining paternity

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not in your case : If the test results for you were "indeterminate" then that means you will not be able to draw any conclusions from those results.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Paternity: With the current technology (2014) Ultrasound shows images of the fetus during pregnancy and by itself cannot be used to determine paternity
Dr. Raselette Hunt
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Paternity: No. Only DNA test can prove paternity results
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
No: Ultrasound will not determine paternity at any point. It can give you a range of days during which you were likely to have conceived. DNA testing woul... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
DNA: The only certain way to prove paternity is through dna testing.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Even if...: .... The encounters were the same day, you can always determine paternity with a paternity test later. Of bigger concern: multiple unprotected sexua... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Paternity?: The ultrasound at 8 weeks should be able to nail the date of conception down to less than plus or minus a week. As far as nailing down who the male co... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Difficult to do: It is difficult to get conception dates accurate within only 5-6 days. Dates are usually accurate within 2 wks with good ultrasound and menstrual his... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: In order to determine paternity, you would need DNA sample for the child (not likely until the child is born) and from the person you suspect is the f... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
There are some...: ...Impossible outcomes: for example, an ab father cannot have a type o child, and vice versa. If mother's type is known, more combinations become impo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
The most accurate: Test is a blood test. Physician-ordered comparative genomic hybridization, costs ~ $2, 000/person. Each putative father usually pays for his own & s... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Website : The company website states a 99.9% accuracy. Yesterday when you asked though you mentioned the results were "indeterminate".
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Urogynecology 28 years experience
Ask lab: There are several commercially available test to perform non-invasive fetal genetic testing. Ask the lab what the accuracy of the test you are conside... Read More

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