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Is paternity DNA testing while pregnant against the law?

Is paternity DNA testing while pregnant against the law?

Likely legal: Prenatal paternity testing is usually an optional test and would be done at the request of the patient and is not likely to be covered by insurance. It would require tissue samples from your fetus by an amniocentesis and from each prospective father (usually blood or buccal swab) - which would of course require the cooperation of the prospective fathers. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Paternity Testing (Definition)

Paternity testing: a test, particularly of dna or genetic traits, to determine if a given man can be excluded as the biological father of a given child. If the tested man cannot be excluded, a probability of paternity is issued. A paternity test can exclude someone from being the biological father with a 0% probability of paternity, if there are at least 3 genetic markers ...Read more


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Should I get paternity testing done if sex with a guy happened 2 months prior to the starting of my pregnancy countdown?

Should I get paternity testing done if sex with a guy happened 2 months prior to the starting of my pregnancy countdown?

Your call: I have no idea if you're asking for advice or need encouragement ? If you've had more than one partner in the time in question, and don't know who the father could be, you need the fsther' s DNA as well to do the test. I would limit the number of testers, it's not a cheap test ! ...Read more

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Is paternity testing done at all the regular lab locations?

Is paternity testing done at all the regular lab locations?

Only at select labs: The two major laboratory companies--quest and labcorp have few locations in the country to run maternity testing requests. The blood samples can be drawn from vuirtually any local laboratory location, but then the samples are sent to the specific lab. So, as far as your testing need is concerned, it can be drawn anywhere and you will get the result--this u don't even need a doctor order! good luck. ...Read more

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I was needing information for a lab that does paternity testing .?

I was needing information for a lab that does paternity testing .?

LabCorp/Quest etc...: You can call the information hotline from either company to inquire about paternity testing and then arrange for the test, without the need of a doctor order. Often the blood samples can be drawn from any local lab location and the respective company will send the sample to the specific lab location to run the test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm wana any online webstit about paternity testing/ my family need to DNA test/buccal swabs?

What do you advise if I'm wana any online webstit about paternity testing/ my family need to DNA test/buccal swabs?

Can you clarify?: i notice your question has not been answered and probably this is because it is hard to understand. Can you rephrase and send it again? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: paternity testing?

What is the definition or description of: paternity testing?

See below: Paternity testing: a test, particularly of dna or genetic traits, to determine if a given man can be excluded as the biological father of a given child. If the tested man cannot be excluded, a probability of paternity is issued. A paternity test can exclude someone from being the biological father with a 0% probability of paternity, if there are at least 3 genetic markers that are not shared. ...Read more

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Is there a noninvasive prenatal paternity testing company that is credible?

Is there a noninvasive prenatal paternity testing company that is credible?

Unlikely : The key words of your question are credible and non-invasive.There are reports of maternal blood being used for screening, yet this technology is far from being accepted in court. Samples of the fetal membranes (cvs) or amniocentesis are accepted methods, but both pose some risk to mother and baby. Most paternity issues are handled by off site labs, hospitals or patients can obtain the test kits. ...Read more

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What are some recommended locations or labs to do non-invasive paternity testing in texas (dfw) area. What are your thoughts on the tests accuracy?

What are some recommended locations or labs to do non-invasive paternity testing in texas (dfw) area. What are your thoughts on the tests accuracy?

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 & shares the cost of the newborn's test. Saliva testing by proprietary labs (e.g., 1-800-whosyourdaddy) are often inaccurate. If either putative father has a family history of an inheritable genetic disorder, his insurance may cover part of the cost. ...Read more

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What is non-invasive prenatal paternity testing?

What is non-invasive prenatal paternity testing?

NIPP: Non invasive paternity testing is a technology based on detection of fetal cells in the mother's blood. A variety of specialty labs offer this service and cite the ability to find such results as early as 8 weeks into the pregnancy. Traditional testing requires fetal cells from invasive procedures like sampling amniotic fluid by needle or the placental cells. ...Read more

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When is the soonest time during pregnancy that I can get a paternity test?

When is the soonest time during pregnancy that I can get a paternity test?

13 weeks-Blood Only: There is a new option available which uses the small amount of fetal dna present in mom's blood. Unlike other methods, there is no direct sampling of fetal blood/tissue. It requires a cheek swab from dad, but it does require 10 tubes from you. It uses PCR technology to amplify the dna. ...Read more

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How far along in the pregnancy does the female have to be to do a paternity test?

How far along in the pregnancy does the female have to be to do a paternity test?

Invasive testing: Ti determine paternity of an unborn baby requires an invasive test that may put the pregnancy at risk. The safest option is to check a blood test from the newborn after delivery. ...Read more

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How far along in the pregnancy does the female have to be to have paternity test?

How far along in the pregnancy does the female have to be to have paternity test?

8-9 weeks gestation: Now blood tests are available that can determine paternity as early as the eighth or ninth week of pregnancy, without an invasive procedure. The potential fathers must also be willing to have blood drawn. Google "paternity testing prior to birth" and you can find a lab that will do this for you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you get a paternity test before you are pregnant?

Can you get a paternity test before you are pregnant?

?: That doesn't make sense. What would you get a paternity test of if you're not yet pregnant. A paternity test is to test for paternity of an individual/child/baby/fetus. If you're not pregnant, the subject of the test doesn't exist. ...Read more

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I had sex with 2 different guys a day apart if i was pregnant is there a way to find out who besides paternity?

Not aware: Am not aware of another way, but suggest you discuss this with the OB that you will be seeing. Would suggest appropriate precautions for yourself and your partners to avoid this situation. ...Read more

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Should my bf get a paternity test? With ex at the end of April got with bf in may, got period at the end of may, missed period in June then pregnant.

Should my bf get a paternity test? With ex at the end of April got with bf in may, got period at the end of may, missed period in June then pregnant.

Ans: Well I am not sure of what you are asking. I believe you are concerned for your friend is pregnant and not sure of the father. If this is the issue after the birth your friend goes through the court system to get an order for the possible father to have a paternity test to see if he is the father ...Read more

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My friend is pregnant and she slept with some1 november 28 and 29th! and got back with her bf december 1st she is due august 29th who is the father?

My friend is pregnant and she slept with some1 november 28 and 29th! and got back with her bf december 1st she is due august 29th who is the father?

Conception dates: Actually if she has typical 28-30 cycles her conception date would be more like december 6th-8th. This of course is assuming her due was calculated correctly. Alot of patient think everytime they have an ultrasound that the due date changes and it doesn't. Have her clarify her edc with her doctor and consider paternity testing. ...Read more

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Pregnant . 2 possible fathers . Lmp :oct15 2013 . Due date :july22nd 2014. Guy#1 oct 25 . Guy #2 oct 29 or 30 . Which is the father ?

Paternity Test: I am sorry to tell you, but do so with good confidence, there will need to be a paternity test. You had sperm from two men inside of you during the five day ovulation window. Either's sperm could have cause pregnancy. You can verify this yourself. There are numerous tools on the web for conception calculating. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more