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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have heard about dna tests that can indicate, with some degree of certainty, a person's ethnic origins. true? are these tests a waste of money?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Can: They can based on the "dna fingerprint", but does it matter. If you are fan of genealogy, it may be interesting, but otherwise it won't change much.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok commented
Pediatrics 35 years experience
And if one keeps tracing the DNA back far enough, one will find that we're all from the same village.
Dec 5, 2012
Last updated Oct 4, 2016


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