Faqs

Discretion (1)

Will the DNA test kit arrive discreetly?

Yes: the envelope will not have our company name or logo on it. Inside your kit you will also have a plain envelope in which to return the test samples back to us.

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Paternity Testing (3)

From what samples is it possible to extract DNA?

Our standard sample is a buccal swab. Once rubbed inside the mouth, the swab will contain saliva and skin cells. easyDNA can also test non-standard samples such as semen, blood, hair and nails. We test DNA taken from items that … Continue reading

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What does a DNA paternity test result look like? How can I interpret the result?

Our DNA test results section offers you some examples of what to expect in your DNA paternity test report. Furthermore, we have given you comprehensive information on the interpretation of results.

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Do I need to include the mother’s sample for a paternity test?

Although the mother’s DNA will help to strengthen the results, the type of test carried out by easyDNA is sufficiently accurate not to require the mother’s sample to be included. Without the mother’s sample, the probability inclusion of paternity is … Continue reading

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Privacy (1)

What happens to my samples after you test them?

The length of time for which we retain the samples depends on the type of test. Samples involved in a court admissible DNA test have to be kept for six months at no further charge. Otherwise we destroy the samples … Continue reading

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Will the DNA test kit arrive discreetly?

Yes: the envelope will not have our company name or logo on it. Inside your kit you will also have a plain envelope in which to return the test samples back to us.

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Purchasing (4)

How accurate is the paternity test?

The easyDNA test offers results that are 99.99% accurate. This is based on 16 different DNA markers and is 100 times more accurate than a court would require as proof of whether or not a particular person was or was … Continue reading

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How does a paternity test work?

A paternity test compares the DNA profile of the two individuals. A child’s DNA is inherited from the mother and the father, and a comparison of the DNA of the child with that of the alleged father can determine whether that person … Continue reading

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What is the turnaround time for your results?

You should expect to receive your DNA test results within 3-5 working days after we receive the samples. Paternity test results can be expedited if you select the express DNA testing option. With this service, you will get your results in only … Continue reading

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What prices can I expect to pay for a DNA test?

The price of a specific test is dependent on the test being taken. It will also depend on the number of persons participating and the nature of the sample sent for testing. Details of prices are provided on our website

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