Paternity Testing in South Africa

What is a Paternity Testing in South Africa? 

Paternity Testing in South Africa is nearly 100% accurate for examining and determining fatherhood. Secondly, people will typically do a paternity test for several reasons, such as:

  • gaining legal rights to support their child,
  • child custody,
  • and inheritance or,
  • identifying potential links to underlying genetic conditions affecting the father's or child's health.

If you do to take a Paternity Test for legal reasons, take note that paternity tests must be done:

  • by a professional practitioner,
  • in a formal medical setting.

Alternatively, if you only need to confirm whether a person is a relative, then a DNA paternity tests can be:

  • bought online or,
  • at the drugstore.
  • or you could go to a DNA Testing company like BioCertica.

The Methodolgy behind Paternity Testing

The main method behind the Paternity Test in South Africa is to look for genetic matches between a child and a potential father, where every match confirms paternity. Also, Paternity Tests in South Africa can be performed during pregnancy as different methods such as amniocentesis, noninvasive prenatal paternity test, and chorionic villus sampling can be used to obtain a DNA sample from the child within the mother's womb and compare it with the DNA of the potential father.

BioCartica DNA Paternity Test

BioCertica Paternity Test

Recently we received a lot of inquiries about whether we offer DNA paternity tests, moreover it seems to be very popular and in high demand. However, although we are not offering such a test now, we are happy to see that our team is investing enormous efforts to include DNA paternity tests in our store soon. Stay tuned! Meanwhile, you can try our DNA Ancestry test and unlock your origin and history based on your genetic makeup. 

More information on how Paternity Testing in South Africa works, why not read the following article: How much is a DNA Test Price in South Africa

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