Over-the-counter paternity test
DNA paternity testing kit goes on sale for 30 dollars at some US drugstore. Identigene, which runs a DNA testing laboratory,Test Collection Kit went on sale at the 4,363 Rite Aid drug stores throughout the United States, except New York. The swab in the kit is used to collect a saliva sample, to be mailed to the Identigene laboratory for an analysis that costs additional 119 dollars. It takes three to five business days to get the test results, which are delivered by mail, email, or online through a secured Web service.Sold without prescription, the paternity kits are not allowed as evidence in court, where more precise and costly DNA tests are required.