口腔 (口) swabs are the most reliable and least costly way of obtaining DNA specimens. 但是它們需要測試參與者活著,可用. 您可以考慮使用DNA的替代能源時,口腔拭子是不實際的,由於測試對象被死亡或其他原因不能參加測試. 我們還通過法定監護人誰相信這將是令人不安告知其未成年子女,一個關係是個問題批准其使用.

We do not routinely challenge our clients regarding their authority to provide us specimens however, 如果你引起我們的關注, we have the right and obligation to request proof and to charge you for our time requesting and reviewing the necessary documents. 例如, IDs of the 帳單聯繫人 和測試參與者, birth certificates or other proof of guardianship, or a simple letter from your attorney authorizing us to proceed. 這可延緩你的情況和, if you are evasive or uncooperative, 導致款項支付的沒收.

隱私權的法律有所不同,可能有變化. We discuss 隱私權與知情同意 elsewhere in this Help/FAQ however this is not to be taken as legal advice. We advise you to seek proper legal counsel as to whether you may covertly collect DNA specimens per your community standards 之前 ordering your test.

秘密DNA測試是不一樣 匿名DNA測試. 揭秘DNA檢測化妝使用中發現的DNA — DNA的替代能源, 有時被稱為謹慎的DNA試樣, 不要求提供所述樣品的人知道,脫氧核糖核酸測試正在進行. 而 匿名DNA檢測 是旨在保持測試參與者的秘密身份的行政程序. 這可能是既可能適用於您的情況 — you may wish to conduct an anonymous DNA test while keeping the testing process secret from certain participants.

請仔細閱讀我們 可排序 & 替代DNA來源的檢索表 其目的是幫助您選擇DNA的最便宜的來源,適合你的情況. 這是明智的,有一個備份計劃,以防您提供缺乏進一步的分析足夠的DNA樣本. To that end, we encourage you to include backup specimens in your order and we will refund the price of any not used.