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Over-the-counter paternity test sold at Walgreens, Rite-Aid and ...

Home > Paternity > Over-the-counter paternity test sold at Walgreens, Rite-Aid and CVS Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link The Identigene DNA Paternity Test Kit  is now sold in stores and online at Walgreens, Rite-Aid and CVS, which makes the test available at over 15,000 retail stores in 48 states. The test kit is sold for $29.99 and requires a do-it-yourself cheek swab. The DNA samples, along with consent forms, are then sent to the lab in a postage prepaid envelope and with payment for the additional lab fee of $119.00.  The confidential DNA test results are reported [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 05:20:00

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DNA Paternity Test Available Over-the-Counter At Rite Aid, Meijer ...

Identigene has a legally valid test that costs $350 (Salt Lake Tribune, 3/25). The company refers users who choose the legally valid test to a DNA collection site that oversees sample collection and identity verification (Rhone, [more...]

Date: 2008-04-03 14:04:20


Sorenson moves DNA testing division to Utah

Sorenson Genomics said Monday that it plans to relocate its subsidiary DNA testing division from Houston to the company’s recently expanded genetics laboratory in Salt Lake City. The consolidation move is designed to help keep pace with the growing demand for DNA testing, the Salt Lake-based genetics company said in a news release. The Identigene laboratory in Houston will be closed, and about 25 percent of Identigene’s 40-person Texas work force will be employed at the Salt Lake laboratory, said Sorenson Genomics chief operating officer Douglas Fogg. The remaining employees will receive [more...]

Date: 2010-05-29 11:27:01


Legal DNA Test For Child Support | Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli

If you are a doubtful father, how will you see to it that the claims of the other party are true so you may be willing to give support to the kids? The answer to that should be a settlement. Often, the legal DNA test is enough to settle any argument. However, the processes are different. For one, there are some fathers who do not really demand much or do not doubt the matter at all. The most common situation occurs when after a long time of being together, the parents decided to call their relationship quits. With that, especially if the issue does not really tackle infidelity, the father is [more...]

Date: 2010-09-09 07:47:46


Court reserves order on Tiwari's appeal in paternity suit

Court reserves order on Tiwari’s appeal in paternity suit New Delhi, Sep 24 – The Delhi High Court Friday reserved its order on former Andhra Pradesh governor N.D. Tiwari’s plea contesting its single judge’s decision to impose on him Rs.75,000 in costs in a paternity suit slapped by a man claiming to be his biological son. A bench of Justice Vikramjeet Sen and Justice Mukta Gupta reserved the order after hearing arguments from counsel of both Tiwari and Rohit Shekhar, who claims to be Tiwari’s son. A single judge bench Aug 13 dismissed Tiwari’s petition for deletion of certain [more...]

Date: 2010-09-24 16:48:02


Pathway Genomics and Walgreens debut OTC DNA testing - Gather News ...

Pathway Genomics will release a personalized DNA testing this Friday. The over-the-counter DNA kits will be sold at Walgreens across the nation. Pathway Genomics is a company out of San Diego that already has home genetic testing kits available.To use the kit, consumers use ‘spit’ to get their results. Supposedly the DNA kit will let you know if you have a genetic risk for Alzheimer’s, diabetes or breast cancer. You can also find out if you might be able to pass on a disorder like cystic fibrosis. The kit at Walgreens will retail between $20-$30.The FDA does not regulate these tests at [more...]

Date: 2010-05-12 04:02:34


Advanced DNA and Clinical Laboratory Testing for Physicians Now ...

Seattle and Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) October 1, 2004 Genelex Corporation, a DNA testing facility, and STERLING Reference Laboratories, a clinical testing organization, announced today that they will jointly provide pharmacogenetic and other advanced genetic tests, in addition to their menu of clinical diagnostic and toxicology tests. Prior to this partnership physicians would order these tests from different organizations, creating a barrier to adoption of DNA testing. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, 106,000 people die annually from adverse drug reactions, a number [more...]

Date: 2004-10-01 07:00:00


NY Times talks "Baby Daddy" bill

The law that (Carnell) Smith helped to pass in Georgia, like a similar one in Ohio, sets no time limit on using DNA to challenge paternity. The premise is that a man shouldn’t be punished for entering a paternal relationship that he would have avoided had he known the truth. It is, Smith says, a correction to a double standard that allows mothers and caseworkers to use DNA to prove paternity but prohibits men from using that same evidence to escape its obligations. But child-welfare experts counter that a child shouldn’t be punished by losing the only father she has ever known — or the [more...]

Date: 2009-11-22 21:34:00


Calling All Cheaters: DNA Paternity Tests Now Available at Rite ...

Identigene, a DNA identification testing servicer, today announced that its $29.99 Identigene DNA Paternity Test Collection Kit is now available for over-the-counter purchase at Rite Aid drug stores in over 30 states throughout the U.S. It was first offered on a trial basis last November in California, Washington, and Oregon. However, demand for the test was so high that Identigene decided to make the test widely available. "Over-the-counter sales offers a completely new marketing channel for DNA testing. It makes the process more convenient and affordable while ensuring reliability and [more...]

Date: 2008-03-25 15:50:22


STG Media Corp Selected by Identigene as their Agency of Record ...

STG Media Corp Selected by Identigene as their Agency of Record TEMPE, Ariz. — Identigene, an industry leader in DNA identification testing, has chosen STG Media Corp as their Agency of Record. Identigene is a simple and reliable DNA paternity test that is currently available in 4,500 retail locations nationwide. The test includes swabs for collecting samples from inside the cheek of a child, alleged father and mother, which are then packaged and mailed to the Identigene lab in Salt Lake City. Results of the test are reported online or by mail 3-5 business days after the samples arrive at [more...]

Date: 2008-05-05 18:23:50


Over the Counter Home DNA Paternity Test | Impact Lab

In-home DNA paternity tests are used in situations when the tested parties want to know the truth without causing a disturbance in the family, to have peace of mind, or to satisfy their curiosity. No really.  Some people are just curious. After home pregnancy kits revolutionized stick peeing from an office to a home affair, the door was opened to the general public performing previously lab-only work on their own toilets. Identigene and Rite Aid have taken it one step further, allowing you to tell whether or not that kid is yours with a simple $29.99 kit (plus $119 lab fee) that includes [more...]

Date: 2008-03-26 04:35:02


Retail Design Diva

Identigene, a self-described "leader in DNA identification testing," says its DNA Paternity Test Collection Kit was the first DNA test ever sold in retail stores when it was offered on a trial basis beginning November 2007 in California, Washington and Oregon. I'm guessing tests (pun intended) went well, because now the DNA Paternity Test Collection Kit is available for over-the-counter purchase at all Rite Aid drugstores throughout the United States, with the exception of stores in New York state (so there are some sane ones left, huh?). Here's how it works, according to the press release: [more...]

Date: 2008-03-28 11:00:00


Do-It-Yourself DNA Paternity Test Kits Hit The Shelves - Family ...

Last week, The Telegraph reported that fathers who have doubts over paternity of their children will soon be able to buy an over-the-counter DNA test to check.  The kit costs £30 and contains swabs to collect saliva samples from the father and the child.  Once collected, the samples are sent to a laboratory in New Mexico for analysis, which costs an additional £119.  UK consumers can already buy the kit over the internet and the product has been available over-the-counter in America since late 2007.  Based on retail sales there and internet sales here, distributor International [more...]

Date: 2009-07-22 08:00:00


How DNA is Used in Paternity Testing? | Parenting Tips

Recently, companies have begun selling DNA paternity tests over the counter at drug stores, which facilitates home testing. However, results are usually inadmissible in court due to the chance of surreptitious DNA collection or false [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 20:31:06


How DNA is Used in Paternity Testing?

Recently, companies have begun selling DNA paternity tests over the counter at drug stores, which facilitates home testing. However, results are usually inadmissible in court due to the chance of surreptitious DNA collection or false identification of the tested individuals. The legality of testing another person’s DNA without their consent varies by state. If a paternity test is to be used in a court of law, chain of custody of the DNA sample must be verified. This means that every step of the paternity testing process and analysis is documented, from the collection of the DNA sample by an [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 21:23:55


Pathway Genomics, Over The Counter DNA Testing

... over the counter DNA testing has been available to consumers. However, this is very. Address: http://DnaServiceTesting.com/38/alzheimers-reading-room-is-a-cheap-dna-test-for-alzheimers/ « Home DNA Paternity Test in the UK only £119 [more...]

Date: 2010-05-12 01:27:43


NEW YORK BANS DNA PATERNITY TEST « Albany's Insanity

In New York, state law says DNA testing has to be court-ordered or prescribed by a doctor. Why? Is it to protect the trial lawyers? Welcome to New York where you have no ability to do most things other states allow. Makes no sense to me. NY BANS DNA PATERNITY TEST An over-the-counter DNA paternity test now offers unknowing families peace of mind – in every state but New York. Identigene, a Salt Lake City-based genetics company, released an at-home paternity test this month, giving mothers and their offspring a speedy answer to a difficult question. Unsure mothers swab the inside of their [more...]

Date: 2008-03-30 21:57:57


Over the counter DNA paternity tests on store shelves | WCBD-TV 2

It is the first paternity test kit to ever be sold over-the-counter. You collect a D-N-A sample by rubbing the inside of your mouth using swabs provided in the kit, and then send the sample to a lab. Indentigene says they're laboratory provides results with probabilities greater than 99-point-99 percent. Dr. Ruth DeHaven has been certified to perform paternity tests for 15 years, and follows a strict set of security procedures. She says office testing provides more security. Dr. DeHaven says, "The process looking at this is the same. You swab the child, swab the father, you send it off with [more...]

Date: 2008-10-20 22:48:00


Beyond The Influence That It Has On Individual Lives, The DNA Test ...

While it is important that the paternity test is made by a responsible and accredited body, the ease of purchase- thanks to the internet and over the counter availability, puts it within the reach of most people. On another level, the arrival of the paternity test sees a radical advance in scientific research reaching the popular consciousness. The investigation into DNA was part of a comprehensive project to understand the nature of the human condition. In the past, this had been a matter of abstract and complex philosophy. As science became more powerful, it began to introduce hard [more...]

Date: 2010-08-09 12:15:02


- DNA Paternity Test

Sorenson moves DNA testing division to Utah ? catandmouserecords.com By admin The facility is one of the first genetics laboratories to fully automate its paternity testing process, the news release said. Last month, Identigene introduced an over-the-counter DNA Paternity Test kit that now is for sale at Rite Aid … catandmouserecords.com - http://www.catandmouserecords.com/ Herbal News Magazine | Walgreens Plans to Sell a DNA Test Shelved By Natural Advocate I must admit, when I first read about it, I thought maybe it's primary use would be to confirm paternity of a child or something [more...]

Date: 2010-05-29 13:29:28


- DNA Paternity Test

How much are paternity tests at the local CVS 45103 | ChaCha Answers How much are paternity tests at the drug store. Over the counter DNA Paternity tests costs ranges from $79.00-$100+ Thanks for using ChaCha … [more...]

Date: 2010-06-20 13:42:48



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