At easyDNA we can offer you the possibility of generating your own unique DNA Profile. This profile can be used for a variety of purposes : both personal as well as for legal purposes. All our profiles are based on the analysis of 16 different genetic markers and therefore highly discriminatory. They can also be used for confirmation of biological realtionships between individuals.
All testing is performed by our highly accredited ISO17025 partner laboratory using state-of-the-art equipment. The accuracy of our testing is therefore guaranteed. A copy of your DNA profile will be issued within 5 to 7 business days from the receipt of the samples at the laboratory. To order your DNA Profile go to our Order page.
Types Of DNA Profile Testing
easyDNA offers a number DNA Profile Testing options as can be seen from the following information. Please select the test that best applies to your requirements or contact us directly to discuss your requirements further.
DNA Profile for Personal or Informative Purposes - $225 per person Order
A person requesting this test will collect his own DNA Sample through the collection the kit provided by easyDNA. The samples will be sent back to the laboratory for analysis and the DNA profile is issued. The document can be used for informative purposes but has no legal validity.
DNA Profile for Legal/Official Purposes - $350 per person Order
A DNA Profile required for Legal or Official purposes, such as to be attached to a will or else to be used for current or future identification of an individual, requires proper Chain-of-Custody procedures to be followed. In this case a special kit will be sent to the client, and sampling will have to be done by a qualified GP or official who will be responsible for verifying and handling the samples.
Once the sample is processed, easyDNA will issue a notarized copy of the DNA profile which can be stored in a secure location or deposited with your legal advisor.
DNA Profile for Comparison and Verification Purposes
easyDNA also offers the service whereby it can compare a DNA Profile from the sample submitted by the client to DNA profiles produced by another company (e.g. in a DNA Paternity Test). This can be done to verify whether the profiles submitted for the paternity test were of the correct persons.
Apart from the samples, the client will be required to send a copy of the paternity result. It is preferable to send a copy in advance to determine whether the analysis has been performed on similar loci used by easyDNA.
easyDNA also offers extensive Forensic analysis in cases where partial profiles have been obtained. In such cases, if you want us to determine if two profiles “match” – we can do that be generating a Human Identity Report (HID). This report is commonly used in criminal cases to statistically link an alleged criminal’s DNA profile to a DNA profile obtained from crime scene evidence.
Uses of DNA Profiles
Since every DNA profile is unique to the individual it can be used for a variety of purposes as shown below :
• To safeguard the rightful heirs and ensure that they will inherit your estate through the exclusion of false claims on your inheritance.
• To assist in requirements for determining current or future familial relationships.
• To avoid expensive exhumations if your DNA profile may be required in the future.
• As a precaution for any possible future identification/verification requirements e.g. in cases of kidnapping, accidental death etc.
• To assure the availability of permanently stored identification records.
• To confirm the validity of the samples sent for a previous DNA relationship testing.
This service is applicable to a wide range of private individuals or private and public organizations including large estate owners, insurance companies, security service companies, persons who work in high risk jobs etc.
Express Testing Option
Our Express Service option allows your DNA samples to be processed after 2 days from receipt of samples at our laboratory. For the additional service express fee you will have your results emailed to you after 2 days. This service is offered to all DNA tests including Relationship Testing.
For a visual guide how to collect the samples using our DNA kit we suggest you visit our DNA Sample Collection Guide. For submitting samples other than the normal oral swabs, kindly refer to our DNA Forensic section for more information..
If you require any further information send us an e-mail on email@example.com or visit our Frequently Asked Questions section for more general information about our DNA Testing.