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Over The Counter Kit

Our over the counter kit makes DNA testing quick and convenient. You can purchase our
kit from a range of leading stockists across the UK. You just pay the price of the kit and
then pay the lab processing fee upon receipt of samples.

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Over The Counter Kit

Price: £30
Testing: Up to three individuals
Timeframe: Subject to type of test

About your Home DNA Test Kit

Inside your kit, you will find:

• Applicant Registration Form
• A step-by-step guide to taking your samples
• 3 x sterile swab packs (2 swabs in each) • Colour-coded tamper proof sample envelopes
• Reply envelope (we recommend that you use Recorded or Special Delivery)
Terms and Conditions of business

Carrying out the Test

As soon as we receive the DNA samples at our offices they will be dispatched to the laboratory for testing, results are released 5-7 working days from receipt of swabs by our laboratory. If you require a faster turnaround time and would like to take advantage of our rush processing service at extra cost, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

We will confirm receipt of your samples by either post or e-mail and notify you of your unique case reference number. You must ensure that you have indicated on the registration form how you would like to receive your results.

Using Alternative Samples to Oral Swabs

If you are unable to take a DNA sample using the swabs provided, please contact us for a list of alternative DNA sources including hair, nail clippings, bloodstains and cigarette butts or click here for full details.

Please contact one of our customer service advisors on 1273 227544 if you require a relationship test other than a paternity test, or would like to test additional applicants. We will advise you of any additional costs and make the necessary arrangements.

Note that if you require a test for legal or immigration purposes, you must contact us before using your kit as there are a number of additional processes and checks that need to be undertaken.

It is sincerely hoped that we are able to provide the answer you seek from these tests, however we would also urge you to consider the repercussions of an unfavourable result. We have formed alliances with a number of professional bodies who are able to provide independent advice and counselling; you will find details at DNA Help & Support

The answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on our website at DNA FAQs.

Finally, should you have any questions, queries or issues with regards to the service our company provides, please do not hesitate to contact us on 1273 227544, or e-mail us at homedna@ibdna.com

Collect Your DNA Sample

DNA samples can be collected in just a few seconds using orals swabs. The procedure is painless and quick. Swabs need to be rubbed in side the mouth and under the tongue for 10 seconds. All precautions and steps to follow will be explained on the instructions inside your kit.

Results will be available 5-7 working days from the day our laboratory receive the samples.

Laboratory Processing Fees

Fees are in addition to the cost of the sample collection kit and are paid when samples are returned to us for testing

Paternity Test (no maternal involvement)
Testing: Child and alleged father samples
Price: £119.00
Establishes the paternal link between an alleged father and a child, without the need to test the mother. These tests are 100% conclusive for exclusion and greater than 99% for inclusion.

Paternity Test (with maternal involvement)
Testing: Child, mother and alleged father samples
Price: £119.00
Establishes unquestionably the paternal link between an alleged father and a child by additionally testing the mothers DNA as well. These tests are 100% conclusive for exclusion and greater than 99.999% for inclusion.

Maternity Test
Testing: Child and alleged mother samples
Price: £119.00
Establishes unquestionably the maternal link between an alleged mother and a child. These tests are 100% conclusive for exclusion and greater than 99% for inclusion.

Multiple Testing
Testing: Additional applicants of second relationship
Price: £89.00 If more than one relationship needs to be established. Provided at a reduced cost for subsequent tests.

Siblingship Test (brother/sister)
Testing: Two alleged siblings
Price: £269.00
This test determines the statistical probability of whether siblings (brothers and sisters) share the same two parents or not. The relationship between alleged siblings (full or half) can be established with 15% exclusion and 90% inclusion conclusivity. When the issue of siblingship is in question, the recommended method to determine whether individuals are true biological siblings is to test their parents. In situations where the alleged parents are unavailable for testing, a DNA siblingship test can be performed to analyze the relationship of biological siblings. Including one common parent greatly increases the accuracy of this type of analysis and is recommended if at all possible.

Y–STR Male Lineage Test
Testing: Two males
Price: £269.00
The Y–STR male lineage test is used to determine whether two or more males are related through their paternal lineage. The Y chromosome is passed from father to son and has a relatively infrequent mutation rate, thus it remains the same through many generations. This test focuses on the Y chromosome and results in a unique YSTR profile for each male tested. It is important to note that this test will not differentiate between men that are in the same paternal lineage.

Twin Zygosity Test
Testing: Two alleged twins
Price: £269.00
Establishes whether fraternal or identical twins, or siblings. Paternity and/or maternity can also be verified. Please contact us for more information.

Missing Parent Test
Testing: Mother, child and both alleged maternal/paternal grandparents
Price: £319.00
In cases where the mother or father is missing or deceased, this DNA test determines maternity or paternity by using the DNA from the Maternal or Paternal Grandparents.

Avuncular Test (Grandparent/Aunt/Uncle)
Testing: Child and alleged grandparent/aunt/uncle
Price: £269.00
This test can be used to assess genes from the paternal side of the family, even when DNA from the alleged father is unavailable, by establishing a link between the DNA of a child and the DNA of an alleged uncle, aunt or grandparent. It is important to note that uncles, aunts and grandparents will have only one quarter of their genes in common with a child, whereas parents and children have half their genes in common. Because of this two-fold dilution of genes, the test cannot achieve as accurate results as a parent-offspring test. Nonetheless, it will provide a numerical probability for the alleged familial relationship.

Identification Profiling
Testing: Applicant only
Price: £149.00

Receive a hard copy of your unique DNA fingerprint. Also available in a presentation pack for that unique gift idea!

Information for Pharmacists

To stock the International Biosciences Home DNA Kit, please contact us on 1273 227544.

NPA members may order International Biosciences Home DNA Paternity Kits online via the NPA Webshop at www.npa.co.uk/Sales/Webshop/, quoting Product Code DNA001.

Alternatively, call NPA Sales on 01727 800401, fax 01727 795904 or email sales@npa.co.uk.

For more information regarding sample collection, the testing process or any other questions please call our customer service advisors on 0870 160 8211 or email at homedna@ibdna.com Step-by-step instructions highlighting the different procedures for legal DNA testing can be viewed on our How To Do A DNA Test page.

Counselling & Support: We take concerns regarding support and counselling very seriously and any applicant considering a paternity test or any type of DNA test should consider the repercussions of an unfavourable result. We have formed alliances with a number of professional bodies who are able to provide independent advice and counselling. Full details can be found on our DNA Help & Support page.

Data Protection: International Biosciences Limited is a privately owned company and does not share its data with any third parties. Applicants are asked to provide a password with their completed registration form and no details pertaining to their case will be released unless this password can be confirmed by the person making the enquiry. We do not share personal details or DNA profiles with any Government agencies or third parties unless served with a court order, for example to assist in a criminal investigation, and applicants can be assured that we do not contribute any information to the National DNA Database.

Accreditation: All DNA analysis and DNA testing is carried out at a laboratory accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by A2LA, a signatory to the ILAC arrangement. The laboratory offers state-of-the-art facilities for autosomal (STR) DNA analysis, Y-chromosomal (Y-STR) DNA analysis, mitochondrial (MtDNA) analysis and mini STR DNA analysis for forensic casework. Accrediting bodies include ISO 17025:2005, ISO 9001:2008, A2LA, NATA, FQS-I ISO/IEC 17011, CAP, CLIA and the TXDPS Crime Lab Accreditation Program.

Consent: The mother of the child automatically has Parental Responsibility, as does the father if he is married to the mother of the child. The father may also have Parental Responsibility if he is named as the father on the birth certificate, provided the birth was registered (or re-registered) after 1st December 2003. The father may also have Parental Responsibility if he has a formal Parental Responsibility Agreement lodged with a court, or a Parental Responsibility Order or a Residence Order. Persons other than the parents may also have Parental Responsibility for a child, usually by Court Order. It is recommended that applicants seek legal advice for further clarification if required.

Stockists


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