Other DNA Tests
Sibling / Family
DNA testing is used to determine sibling relationships
such as full brother/sister or half brother/sister. Whenever possible, we recommend obtaining DNA samples from the
common parent and the alleged siblings.
Determining the identity of your relatives can be very
important for child support, immigration, adoption, accurate family medical history, social security benefits,
inheritance and other reasons.
identification test that is used to determine if males are related on the same side of the paternal family
tree. If males are related the Y-chromosome is passed from father to son then repeats for each
Grandfather's Y-chromosome ->> Father ->> Son -> Grandson ->> Great
DNA testing that is often used for special
paternity testing when the alleged father is unavailable (deceased, deployed or detained). This
Paternity Testing with the
mother is also known as a
test. The Quad paternity test requires a DNA sample from the child, the mother, the alleged grandmother and
alleged grandfather. The child's DNA is compared to the mother's DNA to isolate the required paternal DNA
profile. Next the required paternity profile is compared to the alleged grandfather and alleged
The fundamental assumption is that the alleged
father is the biological child of the alleged grandmother and alleged grandfather.
DNA Banking / DNA Profiling
Determine your own DNA profile and have it stored
for comparing family relationships for inheritance, maternity, paternity and other reasons. It could be a good
idea to have your own legal DNA profile for defensive comparison in criminal court
Twin Testing (Zygosity
Determine if twins are Identical or Fraternal
using DNA testing. When you cannot rely on looks, the best and most accurate means to determine the type of
twins. Identical twins are born from the same fertilized egg (same mother and father) that split. While
fraternal twins have the same mother, it is possible to have different fathers.
Detect if the person in your life is cheating on
you. (Regardless of whether they are cheating on you with a man or a woman)