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hiya i was just wondering if a child with spina bifida has different dna by any chance as iv done a paternity test on my sons alleged father and i was so sure he was his and it's come back as he isn't was just curious if the test can be affected by my chi

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Dr. David Kennedy
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Paternity test is ok: Spina bifida does not affect your child's DNA. The paternity test looks for common parts of DNA between your current boyfriend and the baby.

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Last updated Oct 11, 2016

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