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paternity test

[pə′tər·nəd·ē ‚test]
(immunology)
Identification of the blood groups of a mother, her child, and a putative father in order to establish the probability of paternity or nonpaternity; actually, only nonpaternity can be established.
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Noninvasive prenatal paternity testing has been available for years but, the new test, created by Gene Security Network, represents a significant advancement in accuracy and reliability.
This provides an excellent base for expansion into Asia where, despite considerable demand for paternity testing, current government owned laboratories are unable to match GTG's high standard of service."
By far the most contentious public policy issue in relation to DNA paternity testing is the status of those tests conducted without the knowledge or consent of the mother.
compile 12 essays by US scholars in the diverse fields of history, law, bioethics, philosophy, psychology, and social work to discuss the ethical, legal, and social consequences of DNA-based paternity testing. They analyze the media's influence, the definition of parenthood, obligations and rights, the effects of testing on families and child development, and changing the concept of fatherhood.
Given that modern paternity testing with DNA is so accurate, ordering a test is often the best way for the court to resolve the issue.
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DNA paternity testing revealed that Tony Abbott was not the biological father of his alleged son.
The company will be based at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital and Dr John Gow said: "Our service offers fast, confidential DNA paternity testing which, given the sensitive nature of the enquiry, is paramount.
It all sounds so straightforward, no wonder paternity testing is a boom industry in Britain - and not just for the rich and famous.