Once we have received your order you will receive a confirmation email
that the order has been placed and received. Your DNA kit will be
dispatched to you and should normally arrive within 2 business days.
Your DNA kit will provide full instructions, submission forms and oral
swabs to collect your DNA samples. The instructions are very easy and
straight forward but we are always available should you have any
questions. After collecting your samples and completing your submission
forms please return your samples to BioClinics in the self addressed
envelope provided. Please remember to affix a postage stamp. Your
results will be ready within the specified turnaround time and will be
sent to you by email.
Sibling Testing Details
Sibling DNA Testing is used to determine whether two (or more) individuals share one or both biological parents.
The Sibling DNA test should only be used if
other types of test have been ruled out, for example,
paternity/maternity/forensic/ Y Chromosome tests should all be considered
Sibling DNA test analysis is divided into two
Full-Sibling DNA Test Study
This Sibling test is ordered for clients who want to determine if they have both parents in common (share the same mother and the same father).
Half-Sibling DNA Test Study
This Sibling test is ordered for clients who want to determine if they have one parent in common. (Share the same mother or the same father).
The Sibling test price includes:
The cost of the test also includes: Sample collection, all Sibling DNA test reports and correspondence.
Additional test participants included in the Sibling DNA test should be charged at the rate specified.
The Sibling DNA Test
As in a Paternity test a DNA profile is
produced for each person.
The test analyses 16 genetic locations on the
DNA strand. The allele (alternating form of DNA) at each location is identified
by a number. The DNA profiles of the test participants are then compared.
The test is based on the fact that biologically
related individuals should have more DNA in common than unrelated individuals.
On average the alleles (numbers) of full siblings will match at more DNA
locations than half siblings, and half siblings will match at more than
Please see the DNA Clinics site for further information regarding the Sibling DNA test.