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.
Concerns have been raised about over-the-counter DNA paternity tests as they go on sale in east London.
Users of the £149 kits need to swab the cheek of both child and father. The swabs are then sent to a laboratory to determine fatherhood.
Kits are on sale at a chain pharmacy in Hackney, having been introduced across the rest of the UK earlier this year.
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