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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have dna test results from my husband and his dad from 2 years ago. he is the alleged father of a set of twins there mother gave us a set of dna tests that were done against another potential father 9 years ago. they msybe look like they were done on different systems and one was blood and one was a swab. is there anyway to look at these and determine whether he is the father
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   can you help me with my question
Doctor :   yes, i can help you
Doctor :   can you please redefine you question please ?
Doctor :   there mother gave us a set of dna tests that were done against another potential father 9 years ago.
Doctor :   I am unable to get clarity about the above line
User :   the mother gave this to us hoping we just try to match the kids with the one my husband had last year against his father. but im having trouble comparing them
Doctor :   ok, i get it now
Doctor :   are the kids karyotype ( dna testing ) done ?
User :   how would i be able to tell that. i know it was a blood test then. its as the 3 colulms dis339,d2s44,d10s28. but my husbands that he had with his father has like 15 cololums and his i understand just fine how they compared but i cant compare it to the childs
User :   hello
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