DNAffirm testing is the most precise methodology for determining if a genetic relationship exists between persons.
In contemporary society, increasing numbers of people are anxious to determine if they are genetically related to another individual, for a variety of reasons.
Samples used for the test can be buccal swabs using our sample collection kit, or coming to our lab. There may be circumstances where one of the samples is a discreet sample,ssuch as chewing gum, a tooth brush, tissue with nasal discharge, blood on a tissue or fabric etc etc. call us to discuss discreet samples.
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Depending on the people available for testing, there are several different testing methodologies that can be used according to the alleged relationships. An explanation of the various DNA testing methodologies is provided below.
DNA relationship testing is available worldwide through our DNA Sample Collection Kit. The kit is provided free of charge. Your payment should be included with your samples when they are submitted to us.
Test: Mother and child
Determines if a woman is the biological mother of a child.
Test: Two alleged siblings
Determines the statistical probability of whether siblings (brothers and sisters) share the same two parents or not.
Siblingship tests can identify brothers, sisters and other relationships. This type of Siblingship testing is performed for those who wish to determine if they are full siblings, with both of their parents being the same, or where they suspect they are just half siblings, where they share only one common parent.
Test: Two males potentially related through paternal lineage
The Y-STR male lineage test is used to determine whether two or more males are related through their paternal lineage.