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Want to ensure your genetic information is kept safe and ready for future use? DNA Banking is essentially securely storing a sample of your DNA in our laboratory with the option of having your 16 genetic marker DNA profile extracted as an additional service. Samples and profiles can be accessed for 15 years.
homeDNAdirect's genetic counselling service is ideal if you wish to discuss your results with a trained healthcare professional in the field of genetics. Our genetic counsellor offers a complete fully confidential 40 minute consultation session for an additional €70 (this is to be added to the cost of your DNA test).
We test a range of DNA samples that you can view below. Please note that some samples are better than others and the success rate very much depends on the type of sample used, age of samples and how the sample was collected.
Our DNA profile will map 16 of your genetic markers using the most advanced DNA profiling techniques. homeDNAdirect offers the most precise means of personal identification possible. Your DNA profile is a unique genetic blue print that can be used as a means of personal identification. Whilst documents used for personal identification, such as passports, can be forged, your DNA profile cannot be copied or imitated.
The DVIstat™ tissue extraction device is a practical tool for securing tissue samples from cadavers in mass fatality incidents while simultaneously securing an active Radio-Frequency Identification Tag (RFID) to facilitate electronic control of all subsequent movements and location in a mass interment situation.