DNA testing lab can now settle paternity issues using samples from a toothbrush

Rachel Davenport
A Warrington laboratory that carries out DNA tests for TV's Jeremy Kyle show can now settle paternity disputes using samples from a toothbrush. AlphaBiolabs has introduced the technique following studies by its in-house geneticists which showed that toothbrushes can provide a good source of DNA. The method has been adopted at labs in the US and Canada, but the firm says this is the first time it has become available at a UK lab. Toothbrush DNA testing is the latest innovation at AlphaBiolabs. The company recently achieved a U... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...