DNA Aunt/Uncle Test
Find out if an alleged aunt or uncle is the true biological relative of a nephew or niece from the comfort of home.
- Easy sample collection with painless mouth swabs
- All lab fees and free shipping included
- Quick results in 1-2 business days
- AABB and CLIA accredited laboratory
Our DNA Aunt/Uncle Test can help you find out if an alleged aunt or uncle is the true biological aunt or uncle of a niece or nephew with just one easy test. Our kit includes everything you need to collect and ship your samples to the laboratory, as well as free return shipping from the laboratory. You can expect your results in 1-2 business days after your sample arrives at our accredited AABB and CLIA laboratory. And you can easily keep track of your test status within a secure online portal. Get the answers you need with our private DNA Aunt/Uncle Test.
A DNA Grandparent Test can be used to determine the likelihood that an alleged aunt or uncle or grandfather is the true biological aunt or uncle of a niece or nephew. This test analyzes buccal (cheek) cells taken using simple mouth swabs from each person participating in the test. These cells contain unique sets of genetic information known as deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). The laboratory amplifies the specific regions of the DNA and compares them for patterns. Your results will provide a “Combined Kinship Index” which demonstrates how likely the tested individuals are related as aunt/uncle and niece/nephew. However unlike paternity testing between a father and child, this type of DNA analysis may not always provide a conclusive answer, so it’s best used when the alleged parents are not available to take a paternity or maternity test.
Yes, the kit can be split and the sample collection components sent to each address separately. The collection components are individually barcoded, and will be tested together once the samples arrive at the laboratory. To order a split kit, please write the following into the Order notes box of the online order form “Please split kit”. Please also indicate the name and address to send each component. For example, please state “send the Alleged Aunt/Uncle’s portion to… (specify name and address)” and “send the Niece/Nephew’s portion to… (specify name and address)”.
Legal testing requires you to attend an appointment for sample collection. If you need a legal test, purchase this kit and follow the enclosed instructions to pay the difference and switch to legal testing. Legal testing is available in the US, Canada and UK.
No. Any of the DNA tests can be performed on individuals of any age, even newborns. If the patient is a minor, the legal guardian must sign the DNA testing consent form.
All test kits are stored at room temperature before and after sample collection.
No. Test kits can be stored indefinitely prior to sample collection. Test kits should be returned for testing within 3 months after sample collection.
DNA is collected by rubbing a brush gently inside the mouth against the cheek for 15 seconds. The collection is safe and painless.
How It Works
Step 1: Order the test kit online.
Step 2: Collect DNA sample using a painless mouth swab, and mail to the lab in the provided return envelope.
Step 3: Login to Genebase to start using this app.