Advantages of Choosing the Home Paternity Test Kit

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The DNA Testing Kit is also referred to as the Paternity testing kit. The reason for this is that when DNA kit first started to appear on offer to the public, the main test it was aimed at – or used for, was the paternity DNA test.

However, the home DNA testing kit offered by the BioClinics can be used for any of the peace of mind DNA tests offered. It can of course be used for the Paternity test but also for sibling DNA tests, which help to establish whether two potential siblings are half or full siblings. Do they have the same father and mother, or do they only share one biological parent. In addition the sibling test can also be used to test whether two individual are completely unrelated or whether they share a common biological parent. Again, if a person is wondering ‘do we have the same dad?’ this test can be used to test this question, even when the alleged father in question is not around.

Other DNA tests that the home DNA testing kit can be used for are Y chromosome tests, grandparent DNA tests and to test whether a person is a biological aunt or uncle. Further more complex tests are available.

(Please be aware that the DNA testing kits cannot be used if the test report is required for legal reasons.)

A DNA test kit is usually priced at a cheaper, more affordable price than other tests. This is because most companies will only offer non legal paternity tests using home kits. The tests offered with professional sample collection are legal paternity tests and therefore more expensive. At the BioClinics, you have the choice to opt for the home DNA kit or you can choose to visit one of our DNA testing clinics which will offer you professional sample collection with face to face, impartial support – even if the DNA test you have chosen is a not a legal DNA test.

There are many other advantages of a DNA testing kit, as it is a very discrete ways to take a paternity test. To complete the test, you need to follow the instructions provided in the DNA Testing kit you receive in the post.

While it may be a daunting idea to take DNA samples at home, the process is very quick and simple. It also allows you to avoid having to make an appointment and travel to a clinic.

A mouth swab is required to be taken from each of the test participants, and this can be done in the privacy of your home by the test participants themselves or by a family member. DNA test kits also mean that the test can be performed at a time that is convenient for the individuals involved.

When the swabs have been taken and the paperwork completed, you simply mail the DNA samples and the paperwork back to the laboratory.

You will usually receive the DNA test results within a week and you can choose the way in which you receive the results for added convenience.

A DNA test kit is usually priced at a cheaper, more affordable price than other tests. This is because most companies will only offer non legal paternity tests using home kits. The tests offered with professional sample collection are legal paternity tests and therefore more expensive. At the BioClinics, you have the choice to opt for the home DNA kit or you can choose to visit one of our DNA testing clinics which will offer you professional sample collection with face to face, impartial support – even if the DNA test you have chosen is a not a legal DNA test.

You will therefore see a more varied price scale with the BioClinics. The BioClinics offer the cheap DNA testing options, which provide accurate DNA testing at a low price because it is carried out at home using the self-collection kit, or the client can pay slightly more for the same test but have the test carried out in the same clinical environment as legal tests. Our legal paternity testing service and legal DNA tests are priced at the most competitive rates available and are of course backed by our exceptional client support and service.

For further advice on whether to choose a DNA testing kit, why not speak to our clinical advisors.