Posted by: POOR | 2004/11/16

Paternity tests

Hi i need to do a paternity test but have got no money. What can i do. Does medical aid cover this?
Is there not a cheaper alternitave than DNA testing?
what are my options?

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Dear Poor

Unfortunately medical aids does not cover paternity testing. DNA testing is the best way to prove or disprove paternity and the test is so expensive because most of the reagents used in the labortory have to be imported from aboard.

Regards, Maritha

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Posted by: Lize | 2005/02/09

When is the earliest you can test for paternity?

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Posted by: Antoinette | 2005/01/17

Can a blood test proof paternity, what exactly is the difference between a blood test and DNA test

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