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International Biosciences Launches cutting-edge Canine Breed Identification Test

International Biosciences Launches 3 Innovative DNA Tests to Maximise Wellness and Lifestyle

International Biosciences launched the three news tests in response to the growing number of DNA tests marketed at improving health, lifestyle and wellbeing.

International Biosciences’ Children’s DNA test Features in The Sun

International Biosciences’ Sales and Marketing Director, Mr Mark Purseglove, notes that “The Sun is a leading newspaper with the tenth biggest circulation in the world and the biggest in the UK.

DNA Testing & Pharmacy

Johannesburg, South Africa – July, 2010 – Pharmacy Magazine’s Charlotte Rigby asks: are DNA Paternity Testing Kits a good fit for community pharmacy?

International Biosciences Launch 24 Loci DNA Paternity and Maternity Testing

Johannesburg, South Africa – 10 November 2014- International Biosciences launch 24 genetic locus multiplex for human identification applications, enabling the company to offer the most accurate paternity and maternity test results with results issued the next working day after receipt of samples.

International Biosciences sponsors Brighton-based, children's charity Safety Net

Johannesburg, South Africa – 10 October 2014 – International Biosciences collaborates with Safety Net as part of its corporate, philanthropic endeavour towards building a better community, reaching out to those in need.

International Biosciences Collaborates with Rockinghorse Children’s Charity

Johannesburg, South Africa – 03 September 2014 – International Biosciences collaborates with Rockinghorse as part of its corporate, philanthropic endeavour towards building a better community, reaching out to those in need.

International Biosciences Launches X Chromosome Testing

Johannesburg, South Africa – 10 February 2014 – Leading, UK-based DNA testing provider, International Biosciences, launches X chromosome testing. This test is the latest test to be added to its existing portfolio of relationship DNA testing services.

International Biosciences Launches DNA Testing for Surrogacy

Johannesburg, South Africa – 16 January 2014 – Leading international genetics and DNA testing company introduces surrogacy DNA testing. This new service is part of the company’s ongoing growth strategy, the objectives of which are service diversification and development of the existing portfolio of tests.

Launch of Baby Gender Test with Maternal Urine

Johannesburg, South Africa – 27 November 2013 – Leading international DNA testing company International Biosciences has recently introduced a new, scientifically advanced baby gender DNA test. This gender test distinguishes itself from other current methods for baby gender prediction because it is a urine-based DNA test with a higher accuracy of 99%.

International Biosciences Launches New, Risk-Free Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity Test

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 1, 2013 – International Biosciences, a leading company in the field of DNA paternity testing, genetic testing and forensic analysis, has recently launched a risk free, blood-based prenatal paternity test. The test was introduced by the company as part of its long-term business strategy which aims to increase its range of services and meet current trends and client demands within the field of DNA testing during pregnancy. The test was developed by Natera, a privately held genetics company, formerly known under the name of Gene Security Network.

IBDNA Announces Launch of Next Day Online Results Service

Johannesburg, South Africa – 1st November 2013 – Leading international DNA testing company International Biosciences has recently introduced a new, next day online results pick up service as an additional option to its standard 4 working day turnaround time. This service enables clients to download their results directly on the company website the next working day after samples are received at the company offices

International Biosciences Paternity Test Results feature in Coronation Street

Johannesburg, South Africa – October 14, 2013 – Paternity testing results by leading DNA testing company International Biosciences have recently appeared in Coronation Street. In the episode, aired on 13th October, rebel bad boy David Platt takes a DNA test which confirms he is in fact the father of Lily.

International Biosciences Ancestry Test Results feature in O'Dowd's Family Tree

Johannesburg, South Africa – June 2013- Ancestry DNA test results provided by International Biosciences used as props in Chris O’Dowd’s Family Tree.

I Turned DNA Detective To Find My Son's Dad

Johannesburg, South Africa – May 21, 2011 – Sarah Daniels was reunited with her first love, Roy, after a DNA test revealed he was the father of her son.

Couple Reunited 23 Years On

Johannesburg, South Africa – December 29, 2010 – The Daily Mail’s Natasha Courtenay-Smith writes about a family reunited after the mother tracked her son’s father down to ask for a DNA test to check paternity.

Who's the Daddy

Johannesburg, South Africa – October 20, 2010 – Newham Recorder’s Eleanore Robinson reports on a local chemist selling the new over-the-counter DNA paternity testing kits.

"Who's the Dad?" Tests go on Sale

Johannesburg, South Africa – October 1, 2010 – This is Kent’s Max Evans reports on Medway pharmacies selling the new over-the-counter paternity tests.

Tensions Grow Over DNA Paternity Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa – September 24, 2010 – This is Croydon Today’s Anna Edwards and Rachel Bayne report on local pharmacies stocking new over-the-counter paternity testing kits.

Paternity Tests Available at Copthorne Chemist

Johannesburg, South Africa – September, 2010 – The East Grinstead Observer’s Jenni Nuttall reports on a Copthorne pharmacy selling DNA Tests over the counter.

Paternity Test Kit Available At Copthorne Chemist

Johannesburg, South Africa – September, 2010 – The East Grinstead Observer’s Jenni Nuttall reports on a Copthorne pharmacy selling DNA Tests over the counter

Chemists Sell Paternity Test Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 24, 2009 – The London Evening Standard’s Anna Davis writes about the use of a paternity testing kit that is being sold over the counter for the first time in Britain.

DNA Paternity Test Kits Go On Sale Over the Counter For the First Time

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 19, 2009 – Clockwork Pharmacy will be the first retailer in the UK to sell DNA paternity test kits over the counter to the general public.

DNA Paternity Test Kits Available Retail

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 19, 2009 – WCJB World News writes about the launch of DNA paternity test kits, to be sold over the counter.

First Over-The-Counter Paternity Test Kit Goes On Sale

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 18, 2009 – The Daily Mail’s David Derbyshire and Claire Ellicott write about over-the-counter paternity test kits.

Hackney Pharmacy Is First to Sell Over-The-Counter DNA Paternity Test Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 18, 2009 – The Hackney Citizen writes about first UK retailer to sell over-the-counter DNA test kits.

UK’s First DIY Paternity Tests on Sale at Hackney Pharmacy

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 18, 2009 – The Hackney Gazette’s Jasmine Coleman writes about a Hackney pharmacy selling do-it-yourself paternity tests over the counter for the first time in the UK

Chemists Sell Paternity Test Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 17, 2009 – The Daily Express reports on the launch of the first over-the-counter paternity tests.

Concern Over Paternity Test Sales

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 17, 2009 – The BBC report that concerns have been raised about over-the-counter DNA paternity tests as they go on sale in east London

A Dummy's Guide to Self-Testing Kits

Johannesburg, South Africa – August 1, 2009 – The Mail on Sunday’s Victoria Lambert compares eight of the most popular self-testing kits.

DIY Paternity Test Kit To Go On Sale In Shops

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 18, 2009 – The Daily Mail’s David Derbyshire writes about over-the-counter DNA paternity testing kits.

DNA Paternity Testing Kits For £30

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 17, 2009 – Marie Claire Health News reports on over-the-counter DNA paternity testing kits.

Dad-It-Yourself - £30 DNA Paternity Test Kits Over Chemist Counter

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 17, 2009 – The Sun’s Emma Morton writes about over-the-counter DNA paternity testing kits.

DNA Paternity Tests To Sell For £30

Johannesburg, South Africa- July 17, 2009 – The Telegraph’s Stephen Adams writes about over-the-counter DNA paternity testing kits.

Fathers to Get 30 DNA Paternity Test Over Counter

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 17, 2009 – netmums.com’s Janec comments on the launch of over-the-counter DNA paternity test kits and invites parents to comment.

International Biosciences BBC Radio Kent Breakfast Show Interview

Johannesburg, South Africa– July 15, 2009 – Ian Meekins, CEO of International Biosciences was interviewed this morning on BBC Radio Kent’s Breakfast Show with John Warnett and Julia George.

Home DNA Paternity Tests Coming to a Chemist Near You

Johannesburg, South Africa – July 1, 2009 – In response to phenomenal success in the USA, International Biosciences, in partnership with the National Pharmacy Association, are soon to release over-the-counter DNA paternity tests through pharmacies nationwide.

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