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Paternity

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Paternity Testing What is DNA Paternity?

  • Paternity testing simply means establishing fatherhood. DNA Paternity is normally done to confirm or exclude the biological father of a child.
  • DNA paternity test is accurate, rapid and affordable with a power of discrimination (or accuracy) as high as 99.9999%.
  • DNA Paternity Test can be performed on individuals of any age.
  • DNA testing has become the most accepted method to determine identity within the legal scientific communities.

What is required for DNA Paternity Testing?

  • A minimum of 2ml of blood samples or alternatively buccal swabs (two from each individual).
  • The blood samples should be collected in EDTA tubes. The samples should be clearly labeled with the identification name/number and the date of collection.
  • All samples submitted for analysis must be accompanied by a request letter for the paternity test together with the payment for analysis,
  • The samples should be sent via one of the courier agencies or hand carried

What is The Cost Involved?

  • The cost for each paternity test is RM1500 for two samples and RM200 for each additional sample submitted for analysis.
  • Full payment must be made at the time of submission of the samples by cheque/bank draft/money order to “Ketua Pengarah Kimia Malaysia”.

Other Related DNA Tests:

  • MATERNITY TESTING
    DNA Testing can conclusively answer questions relating to maternity.
  • GRANDPARENTAGE TESTING
    Determines whether a person is the true grandparent of a child.
  • SIBLING RELATIONSHIP TESTING
    Determines whether two or more individuals are siblings.
  • BODY IDENTIFICATION
    Confirms the identity of an individual.

 

 

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Updated: April 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm

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