Various tests may be used in the process of uncovering family relationships. QUICK LAB offers specialized services for both clients going through the adoption process, and clients in search of their birth families. Please CONTACT US for more information.
DNA Identity testing is the most accurate way to identify and distinguish individuals.
DNA Banking – Child
Securely store a sample of your child’s DNA. This genetic fingerprint can help identify missing children. Available for chain of custody or personal use. DNA is stored at a secure third-party facility for optimum security.
DNA Banking – Adult
Adult DNA banking can be useful for paternity testing, estate claims, and identification purposes. Recommended for those in high-risk professions. DNA is stored at a secure third-party facility for optimum security.
Available for both children and adults, a DNA profile is a document that contains identifying genetic traits. Profiles are often used for identification purposes, and can also be helpful in settling estates or inheritances. DNA profiles also help reveal any inherited traits or characteristics, including disease.
DNA Banking and Profiling
services may be bundled together. This combined test option includes a Typing Report which includes a person’s allele sizes, or genetic profile, and a Banking Certificate that states the terms of storage.
Child Identification Services
Designed to answer any suspicions that one’s baby may have been inadvertently switched at the hospital. Many mothers have voiced their concern at the hospital, but do not have the option to be sure. A child identification DNA test can help allay fears.
Genealogy testing is meant to help uncover family history. It can even tell you where you came from thousands of years ago.
Paternal Lineage Determines whether two or more males are related through a paternal line.
Maternal Lineage Determines whether two or more individuals are related through a maternal line.
Family relationship testing is designed to help determine possible family relationships between individuals. Family relationship test options include:
Legal and Informational tests available.
Determines whether a tested woman is the biological mother of a tested child.
Performed in the absence of an alleged father, this test determines the relationship between a child and the parents of the alleged father
Determines the relationship between a child and a single grandparent, if both are unavailable.
Determines the relationship between a child and the alleged father’s close relatives.
Tests two children, and determines whether they share one or both parents.
Distinguishes whether twins are fraternal or identical.