How accurate are paternity tests?

Answer No paternity test can be 100 percent accurate, and the accuracy of a test depends on the procedure. The accuracy of a test improves as the amount of DNA analyzed increases, although it is possible ... Read More »

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Are home paternity tests accurate?

On One Hand: Home Paternity Tests are 99.9% AccurateAccording to Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN, if done accurately (collecting DNA via mouth swabs from the child, the mom and the possible dad), home pate... Read More »

Are blood tests more accurate than urine tests for pregnancy?

On One Hand: One Blood Test More AccurateThe quantitative blood test for pregnancy, which uses the level of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone to confirm pregnancy (as do other tests) is co... Read More »

Are allergy skin tests&blood tests accurate?

On One Hand: Accurate Allergy ResultsAccording to, blood allergy tests check for 500 types of food and environmental allergies and are 97 percent accurate. Also, they are not infl... Read More »

How accurate is a blood paternity test?

According to, a blood paternity test can be 99.999 percent accurate or higher when declaring the probability of parenthood. If a person is excluded, or found not to be biologically re... Read More »