口腔 (口) swabs are the most reliable and least costly way of obtaining DNA specimens. 但是它们需要测试参与者活着,可用. 您可以考虑使用DNA的替代能源时,口腔拭子是不实际的,由于测试对象被死亡或其他原因不能参加测试. 我们还通过法定监护人谁相信这将是令人不安告知其未成年子女,一个关系是个问题批准其使用.

We do not routinely challenge our clients regarding their authority to provide us specimens however, 如果你引起我们的关注, 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 帐单联系人 和测试参与者, birth certificates or other proof of guardianship, or a simple letter from your attorney authorizing us to proceed. 这可延缓你的情况和, if you are evasive or uncooperative, 导致款项支付的没收.

隐私权的法律有所不同,可能有变化. We discuss 隐私权与知情同意 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测试是不一样 匿名DNA测试. 揭秘DNA检测化妆使用中发现的DNA — DNA的替代能源, 有时被称为谨慎的DNA试样, 不要求提供所述样品的人知道,脱氧核糖核酸测试正在进行. 而 匿名DNA检测 是旨在保持测试参与者的秘密身份的行政程序. 这可能是既可能适用于您的情况 — you may wish to conduct an anonymous DNA test while keeping the testing process secret from certain participants.

请仔细阅读我们 可排序 & 替代DNA来源的检索表 其目的是帮助您选择DNA的最便宜的来源,适合你的情况. 这是明智的,有一个备份计划,以防您提供缺乏进一步的分析足够的DNA样本. To that end, we encourage you to include backup specimens in your order and we will refund the price of any not used.