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Chemists Sell Paternity Test Kits

SYDNEY, Australia – November 17, 2009 – The Daily Express reports on the launch of the first over-the-counter paternity tests.

Families face being split up following today’s launch of the first over-the-counter paternity tests, experts have warned.

The £30 kit, available from chemist chain Clockwork Pharmacy, will allow parents to take DNA swabs from their children to reveal the father’s identity.

But there are concerns that it could trigger furious family rows by presenting explosive genetic information without the back-up of counselling and advice.

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About International Biosciences

International Biosciences offer a wide range of DNA testing services, including paternity, siblingship and other relationship tests as well as DNA tests for immigration purposes, child custody cases and even DNA ancestry research. IBDNA benefit from an award–winning Molecular Biologist as one of their directors allowing them to remain at the forefront of international genetic research.

IBDNA also provide a comprehensive website,, detailing every aspect of the DNA testing process, showing everything from the differences between home DNA testing and legal DNA tests, to consent issues and understanding the final results report.

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