Aunt & Uncle DNA Test

Determine the biological relationship of a child with aunt or uncle

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Aunt & Uncle DNA Test

Our aunt and uncle DNA test also known as Avuncular test can determine whether an individual is the biological aunt or uncle to a nephew or niece. This test is good in cases where alleged father or alleged mother is not available for testing to determine the likelihood of biological relationship


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    Aunt and Uncle DNA Test

    This test is particularly useful for individuals who would like to determine whether they are a biological uncle or aunt to a nephew or niece. Also if you would like to determine a paternal or maternal relationship but alleged father or mother or not available this test is for you. However, whenever mother and father are available, maternity or paternity tests are always best options compared to aunt and uncle DNA tests (avuncular tests).

    Science behind the Aunt and Uncle DNA Test

    Each individual has a “genetic blueprint” and like fingerprints, is unique to each individual. The DNA is extracted from the cells and specific regions of the DNA (markers) are amplified by a process known as PCR (polymerase chain reaction). The DNA profile of the aunt or uncle is compared to the DNA profile of the niece or nephew. Statistical analysis is carried out to calculate the “kinship index”  based on the

    Sample Collection and ordering the Aunt Uncle DNA test

    For aunt and uncle DNA test, a buccal swab is used to collect the DNA samples of the aunt or uncle and the niece or nephew in question. Canadian Forensics makes it very simple and easy to collect your DNA samples. We will send you a DNA sample collection kit along with detailed instructions for how to use the kit and collect samples. The cost of our aunt and uncle’s DNA test is $490.