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What Comes in a Home DNA Test Kit?

What Comes in a Home DNA Test Kit?

You have a paternity question and are ready to purchase a test. When you order a home DNA test kit online or buy one at the store, what exactly comes in it? If you choose a high-quality DNA testing lab that has been operational a long time and has an excellent...

How Can a DNA Test Help Me with my Search for my Ancestors?

How Can a DNA Test Help Me with my Search for my Ancestors?

How Can a DNA Test Help Me With My Search For Ancestors? Completing your family tree can take years of tireless research. Luckily, many websites and other resources are available to help you search for and find long-lost relatives or trace your family’s place of...

Paternity Test While Pregnant is Possible

Paternity Test While Pregnant is Possible

A High-Tech Prenatal Option for Establishing Paternity In August 2011, DDC unveiled the most innovative test of its kind in the last decade: the first non-invasive prenatal paternity test using SNP (single-nucleotide polymorphism) Microarray Technology, which requires...

Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?

Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?

If you have siblings, you have most likely experienced occasions when well-meaning people said you look nothing like your sister or perhaps that you are the mirror image of each other. And when you were born, relatives and friends felt the urge to say you looked just...

What to Do When the Father Is Absent

What to Do When the Father Is Absent

Having a baby is a life-changing event that is often romanticised by the media, especially in today’s celebrity social-media posts. Although becoming a parent can be magical, the truth is that pregnancy, childbirth, and many years of raising children are hardly ever a...

Paternity Testing When Two Alleged Fathers are Biologically Related

Paternity Testing When Two Alleged Fathers are Biologically Related

When it comes to UK paternity testing, it is not unusual for a customer to tell us there are two possible fathers that need to be tested for paternity and that those two fathers are biologically related. Not all biological relationships cause issues with testing or...

DNA Testing for UK Passport Applicants

DNA Testing for UK Passport Applicants

Overview of Proving a Relationship for UK Passports  There are many reasons people seek to obtain UK passports. In the majority of cases, the immigration authorities will ask for proof of the existence of the family relationship on which the passport application is...

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

DDC is Open for Business As the effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are being felt all over the world, it is not surprising that we are taking precautions and reviewing how we can best serve our customers. Our home testing service remains unchanged. Some customers...

How Accurate is DNA Paternity Testing?

How Accurate is DNA Paternity Testing?

DNA paternity testing involves analysing a set number of an individual’s DNA markers and then comparing the data to the same markers for another individual. These specific markers vary from individual to individual, and—like all genes—are inherited from both our...

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