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Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA Test Results
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 21:09:15 EDT

In a message dated 06/20/02 8:52:53 PM Pacific Daylight Time,

> In a recent DNA surname project, I saw a 24 loci test that I differ from by
> one point at five loci:

There's no definitive cutoff point for number of differences -- everything is
a matter of probabilitities -- but I'd say 5 differences out of 24 is too
many to be worth pursuing.

Ann Turner
GENEALOGY-DNA List Administrator
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