Here’s How Much It’ll Cost You to Have a DNA Test In Kenya

For whatever reasons, you may want to perform a medical test, typically a blood test, to determine whether as a man, you’re the father of a particular child or as a woman, whether a man is the father of a particular child.

In a standard DNA paternity test, the tested parties include child, father, and mother. The mothers’ participation helps to exclude half of the child’s DNA leaving the other half for comparison with the alleged father’s DNA.

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has a Human DNA Identification Laboratory also known as HID laboratory which it boasts is the leading laboratory in the provision of DNA testing services in the region.

A quick call to KEMRI and the quickly reveal they charge Sh20,000 for both parents and the child and the same for father and child only.

At Bioinformatics Institute of Kenya which uses DNA sequencing, bioinformatics, genomics, artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and biomedical, demographic, and clinical data to prevent, predict and diagnose diseases and improve treatment outcomes, the 24-marker DNA test costs Sh10,000 per person (total: Sh20,000 for alleged father+1 child). The 44-marker DNA test costs Sh17,500 (total: Sh 35,000 for 1 alleged father+1 child).

For more info visit Kibs.

At EasyDNAKenya, The cost of our paternity test is competitively priced starting from KSh24,000. This price includes the testing of the alleged father and one child.

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