The paternity test is an important test in anyone’s life. This test is mainly done to check whether the alleged person is the father of a child or not. It is done for various other reasons like to determine the inheritance, child custody, child support, or to just make sure who the father is is. The result of this test can greatly affect your life which tells us why accuracy should be the first and main concern of this test.
Purity of the testing sample. As the result of the test depends on the DNA sample you provide it must be taken with utmost careful handling, proper procedure, and maintenance of the sample to keep the DNA preserved and intact, and also protect the DNA from going through any kind of roughness and radiations which has the potential of changing or damaging you DNA.
Make sure the lab that you have picked up to have your paternity DNA test is approved by regulatory organizations. Recognizations from these organizations mean that the alb is approved to provide valid DNA test results, has up to the standard technologies, has good testing methods, and overall is a competent lab. Some of the examples of these organizations are AABB, CAP, etc.
There are several aspects that can affect your test result like some medical procedures. In processes where the DNA of a different person is being introduced in your body. For example- blood transfusion or a bone marrow transplant. In these scenarios, the foreign DNA can stay there for some time. Since there are two different DNA in that person now amplification of their sample will also show two different DNA and this might end up in the test being non-conclusive.