How accurate is a blood paternity test?

Answer 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 »

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How accurate is a blood test for genital herpes?

Blood tests can detect the presence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, and a blood test that detects HSV type 2 signals a likely genital herpes infection. However, a swab test from a herpes b... Read More »

How accurate are paternity tests?

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 »

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 »

Am having my first blood test tomorrow. Hate and am scared of needles. Having a blood test is my biggest fear?

If you're having blood drawn from your arm, it's nothing! Don't worry about it. Now blood taken from the fingertip is painful -- ouch! -- but at least it's quick.If it's a blood test from your arm,... Read More »