Do hospitals perform paternity tests at birth?

Hospitals normally do not provide or offer paternity testing services after the birth of a child as we understand it. Normally, a head nurse or doctor will refer a company like IDTO to their patient to schedule an appointment.

Can I have my DNA samples collected at the hospital?

Yes. Oftentimes DNA sample collections can be performed at the hospital but it will require permission from the hospital staff.

It should also be noted IDTO may not have a mobile collector in your city to collect your DNA samples at the hospital. Therefore you will be required to visit one of the DNA sample collection facilities in our network to have your genetic testing samples collected.

To learn more about our DNA paternity testing and mobile collection services near your city call 888-204-0583.

If my child’s DNA samples were collected at the hospital, Can the results be used in court?

Yes. It is important that you mention when contacting our office to schedule an appointment how you will like to utilize your paternity testing results. Only legal paternity tests can be used as a legally admissible document to prove if an alleged father is the biological father of a child.

It should also be noted that all legal DNA testing services we provide are performed by our partner AABB-accredited DNA testing laboratory. If you would like to schedule an appointment today call 888-204-0583 to get started.

How much Does A Paternity Test Cost At A Hospital?

DNA testing for the purposes of determining a biological relationship is not a service most hospitals nationwide provide as a public service. In fact, many hospitals will refer you to a DNA testing company like IDTO to schedule an appointment. Therefore, knowing the cost of a hospital’s DNA paternity testing service if the hospital does not provide the service is currently unavailable.

If you are in need of paternity testing services after the birth of your child. Pricing starts at $350 and up.

It is important to note, We provide mobile DNA sample collection services at the hospital if you are unable to travel to a collection site. To learn more about our DNA relationship testing and mobile services. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 888-204-0583 for a free phone consultation.

Please Note: New York State residents must acquire one of the following instruments before performing a paternity test or any other related DNA relationship test.

1. A prescription referral from a New York State licensed Doctor.

2. A letter from a New York State licensed Attorney.

3. A court order from a judge requesting you perform a DNA test.

4. A letter from a governmental agency such as USCIS. Passport Agency or An Embassy. Normally, families who are petitioning for a child or parent will require the use of this letter.

Can I perform a DNA test after birth?

Yes. It is possible to perform a paternity test days after the birth of a child. Depending on how quickly you may need to know who the biological father is and, the city of the child’s birth.

IDTO offers mobile DNA testing services if you require your sample to be collected in a hospital. Before scheduling a mobile appointment it is extremely important that you speak with the head nurse at your hospital to request permission for an IDTO sample collector to collect your child’s sample at the hospital.

If you are in need of paternity testing services to establish legal paternity of a child and would to schedule an appointment today. Please do not hesitate to contact our office today at 888-204-0583 for a free phone consultation. Remember, we are here to help.

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