DNA Testing Atlanta
Frequently Asked Questions About DNA Testing in Atlanta
At DNA Testing Atlanta, we want to make this process as simple as we can, by providing you a repository for the latest and most accurate developments and necessary information, related to familial DNA Testing.
Our accredited experts are not only understanding and considerate, but knowledgeable as well. From the moment you contact us, you can expect to deal with a professional, well-trained DNA Specialist who will be with you throughout the entire process.
Find below some of the frequently asked questions that are our clients ask.
Your first step is finding an AABB-accredited DNA testing laboratory. Only laboratories approved by the American Association of Blood Banks are accepted for Immigration DNA testing purposes. Furthermore, for general purposes, only AABB lab results hold up in various other court cases. Take a look at the approved sources here. After finding the right testing site, schedule an appointment, pay the fees, and show up at the DNA testing clinic.
Not to our knowledge, DNA testing laboratories charge for analyzing DNA. DNA collection sites charge their customers to cover these costs.
Generally speaking, yes. Actually, a lot of this depends on the DNA testing site you choose. You want to choose carefully and go for a reputable site that inspires confidence in you. Ultimately, each business holds their own standard of morals – so make sure to perform your due diligence.
You can do this DNA test using samples from just one paternal grandparent and the child; however, the chances of obtaining conclusive results are reduced. If possible, we always recommend including the mother’s DNA in both single-grandparent and grandparentage (both paternal grandparents) DNA tests. Ideally, both paternal grandparents would test, along with the child and the mother, comparing their DNA for a match.
The results of a court admissible test include legal documentation and, therefore, can be use in a court of law, and for other legal reasons. The results of a private test can be used only for personal knowledge, peace of mind, and will not hold up in court.
If it’s unknown whether the possible sibling is a full or a half, we first test to see if there’s a biological relationship. If there isn’t, then testing is over. If a relationship is determined to exist, then we can do a full-sibling test at the request of the customer.
No; the participation of cousins isn’t helpful for Avuncular DNA testing or any other type of relationship test, since the percentage of DNA they might share with the child in question is low. The participants in the test should be the child, the possible father’s sister or brother, and the mother of the child.
There is no minimum age for a child to be tested.
Chain of Custody refers to the proper custody and control of the DNA samples throughout the testing process, so the results are accurate and cannot be tampered with at any stage of the testing process. It includes: A neutral third party who can identify the persons being tested and collect their DNA samples. Delivery of paperwork and the samples at a testing location, without any tampering. Proper handling and testing of DNA, and paper work by a qualified laboratory.
There is no difference in the accuracy of DNA tests performed using blood versus buccal swabs. This is because the cells of your cheek (and all other types of bodily tissue) contain the same DNA as the cells of your blood.
AABB Accredited DNA Testing Atlanta
Welcome to your local source for DNA Testing in Atlanta, Georgia.
When you need answers fast, you need Atlanta DNA Testing Centers. We provide the highest quality DNA sampling services in Atlanta, GA. Our sample collectors are certified, and our partner laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Rest assured that our results are accurate and court-admissible.
Accreditation is how clients can determine the quality and reliability of a laboratory. Our partner laboratory is AABB Accredited in order to ensure the highest standards in all its procedures.
In cases of legal and immigration, an AABB accredited test report is required by courts in Atlanta. US Immigration will only accept AABB accredited laboratory reports, because this ensures the chain of custody throughout the process and reinforces the reliability of the DNA test.
Our legal test reports are accepted by US immigration, and is recognized as legal proof of relationship and non-relationship in courts.