DNA Collection

The DNA collection procedure is simple and requires only an in-office buccal (cheek) swab with our sample collection kit. UPS will pick up your patient samples and deliver them directly to our lab (labels and instructions are included in each kit). Dedicated account services are always available to answer questions and manage requests.

Turn-around Time

7 to 10 days

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