What is a home female lineage DNA test (mtDNA comparison)?
The home mtDNA comparison DNA test, also known as a home maternal lineage test, can confirm your relationship to long-lost relatives and possible ancestors through the maternal/female line. It can also provide additional information for situations where maternity is in question, but the mother is unavailable for a maternity test – Although maternity itself can’t be determined, we can determine the child’s relationship to a possible maternal relative.
The testing process is simple – Samples are taken using a painless buccal (cheek) swab, and testing is completed in 2–3 weeks. We can either send you a testing kit to collect your DNA samples at home, or if your testing has legal implications, we can use a Chain of Custody collection process where your samples will be collected by a trained professional in a laboratory or clinic near you.
mtDNA Comparison vs. DNA Testing for Ancestry:
Unlike DNA tests for ancestry, which provide an ancient picture of your family and traces your geographical roots back several thousands of years, the comparison mtDNA test provides scientific confirmation of more recent family relationships – For example, if you have identified a possible relative from genealogy research and want to confirm your relationship. This mtDNA comparative analysis will tell you whether or not your mtDNA sequences are consistent, or not consistent, with the conclusion that you and the possible relative(s) may be related through a common female ancestor.
mtDNA is Maternally Inherited:
Both men and women have mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA); however, only women can pass their mtDNA on to their children. In a mitochondrial DNA comparison test, individuals’ mtDNA sequences are compared to see if they share certain regions of the DNA that indicate they come from the same maternal line.
To determine if this test will help you in your particular situation, please call us. One of our caring, knowledgeable DNA experts will review the information you provide and guide you through the testing process.
Legal vs. at-home female lineage DNA test?
What to consider when selecting a DNA female lineage test?
Legal female lineage test:
Provides court-ready results that may be used to resolve child support disputes, custody disputes, probate issues and other legal matters. Samples are collected at one of EDC’s conveniently located certified collection facilities insuring proper chain of custody is maintained. A documented chain of custody is required for all tests that may be used for legal purposes.
At-home female lineage test:
Referred to as a non-legal female lineage test or at-home female lineage test. This female lineage test is used when you just need or want answers regarding genetic relationships. A pre-paid express envelope is provided so that you may expedite your DNA samples to the lab.
Price and affordability of a home female lineage test?
Home female lineage tests are cheaper than legal female lineage tests as we do not ensure coordination of DNA collection and other features needed to issue a legal document. Therefore, if you only need the DNA female lineage test results to reveal the truth, then an affordable home female lineage test is the best choice for you. For additional peace of mind, EDC ensures that:
– The high-quality testing is strictly the same with every DNA test
– Industry-leading features include running every test twice (Duall Process) to ensure the highest accuracy
– Laboratory inspection excellence, proven by 18 perfect inspections of the most rigorous accrediting organisations
Why is EDC the best choice for my home female lineage test?
The caring employees at the EDC laboratories are leaders in efficient DNA test processing and share their expertise together to provide you the best service. In our up-to-date laboratories our fully professional technicians and researchers ensure top-quality standards and service excellence.
We are specialists providing only reliable female lineage test results. Our DNA testing results are fast, precise and confidential.
How to order a home female lineage test and get started?
If you are willing to proceed with the testing process now and to receive your results as soon as possible, you only need to order your home female lineage test online. This is the quickest way to get started and receive your results online. If you prefer to take some more time to think over your needs, you can order a no commitment DNA test unit. Order your free kit now and we will deliver it to you in a discreet envelope. Once you feel ready to order the female lineage testing, follow the payment instructions included in the kit, and send your DNA samples to the EDC testing laboratory. Additional family members can be included in the tests. Additional charges apply.
Attention: Peace of mind male lineage test results may not be used for legal procedure.
What if a person to be tested is located in another address, city or country?
This case is very common and we will send you and the other person to be tested an individual separate kit at no extra cost (e.g. if you are located in Miami and your child is located in Houston then our laboratory will send a kit to both addresses at no extra cost). When ordering please indicate the second address in our form after payment.
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- Q-tips (or a comparable product) (two for each person to be swabbed).
- Small paper envelopes (one for each person being sampled)
- One larger envelope for mailing the samples.
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- Follow instructions here: https://paternitytesting.com/support/your-own-kit-sample/
Home female lineage test results delay and how it looks?
We guarantee to have your home male lineage testing results ready within 5-6 days from receipt of samples. A shorter turnaround time of 2 working day can be arranged for an additional charge.
Feel free to consult our results examples here: https://paternitytesting.com/support/dna-results-example/
How accurate is the home male lineage test?
DNA female lineage testing is the most accurate method available to definitively confirm a relationship to long-lost relatives and possible ancestors through the maternal/female line.
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