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Dna (Definition)

Dna are the coding molecules found in all living things on earth which contain the instructions on how to build living things. Its is comprised the nucleotide molecules which are ...Read more


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What can a double stranded DNA blood test indicate?

What can a double stranded DNA blood test indicate?

Lupus.: Systemic lupus erythematosus can be associated with dsdna antibodies, although these can be seen with other autoimmune disorder of overlap. ...Read more

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How accurate are the DNA prenatal blood test?

Very accurate to : Detect the conditions that they were made to detect like trisomy 21 , etc. There are 4 different ones, they are all very similar with subtle differences, your OB will use the one that your specific insurance covers. ...Read more

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Is a peternity blood test taken 22 yrs ago as effective as a DNA test today?

Is a peternity blood test taken 22 yrs ago as effective as a DNA test today?

No.: Blood testing just looks at blood type, and while a child's blood type has to come from two specific blood types, many people have the same blood type (ie many options would still exist for the father). Today's dna testing uses cheek swabs and establishes a more exact dna pattern - different companies tout different success rates but most are >98%. ...Read more

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Hi drs.My blood test for CMV DNA assay results-not detected, what does this mean., ?I hve hepatitis b.

Hi drs.My blood test for CMV DNA assay results-not detected, what does this mean., ?I hve hepatitis b.

CMV: CMV is s common viral infection known as cytomegaly virus. Your blood test shows that you have not been exposed to this virus and thus are negative for cmv. ...Read more

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How do I get a paternity blood test? Do I go through my family doctor?My girlfriend is getting a prenatal DNA test. Can I do it without telling her?

How do I get a paternity blood test? Do I go through my family doctor?My girlfriend is getting a prenatal DNA test. Can I do it without telling her?

Not sure who you are: I am not sure who you are at 55YO and a female. But, I doubt that you can request a paternity test in the scenario you describe. The mother of the child can request this, but the other issue is who pays for the test. The OB will know exactly how to do this but the mother of the fetus must be involved. ...Read more

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When dr orders "serious infection" blood test like hiv, does lab secretly take personal info from blood - like your DNA / gene info to identify you?

When dr orders "serious infection" blood test like hiv, does lab secretly take personal info from blood - like your DNA / gene info to identify you?

HIV paranoia: I appreciate your question. It reminds me of the days i began getting HIV tests after my cousin died in utah in 1984 from HIV after a blood transfusion. I was sure that just being around her had someone how made me more susceptible. But, of course the answer to your question is no. There is no such test that a lab would do. There is also no interest in the lab about identifying you in any way. ...Read more

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