Alternate Sources

                Alternative DNA Sources

                IMPORTANT NOTE: Consent and photographic ID from all parties is required in order to perform a test with a non-swab sample. It is a criminal offence to test a person’s DNA without the informed consent of the person from whom the sample came. We cannot process any samples submitted without the full consent and ID of all participants. Please see below for more information about the Human Tissue Act.

                DNA Testing and The Human Tissue Act

                Note: Due to the Human Tissue Act, International Biosciences is unable to test samples belonging to any test participants without their informed consent. Any test participant submitting a DNA sample must sign our consent form authorising us to test their sample. Children under the legal age of consent can have their legal guardian or parent/s sign on their behalf.

                The Human Tissue Act also requires that the person from which the DNA sample has been collected be made fully aware of what their DNA sample will be used for. The absence of any form of refusal, comment or assent does not signify consent.?Failure to comply with the Human Tissue Act is a criminal offence.

                Category
                General Comments
                Packaging Instructions
                Additional Charge
                (per sample)
                Success Rate
                Bone Marrow *
                Fresh (collected within 30 days) or Frozen- No marrow on slides or in paraffin.
                Request Consultation.
                £110 90% or higher
                Blood on Filter paper
                Also called Whatman, Matrix or Parchment; less than 60 days old.
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 90% or higher
                Semen
                Frozen vial (Sperm bank) or fresh swab; Semen on fabric.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 90% or higher
                Blood stain on fabric
                Includes bandages, gauze and facial tissues (Kleenex) or napkins.
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60-90%
                Fingernail/nail Clippings
                Need 5-10 clippings.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60-90%
                Diabetic Test Strips
                Need 5-6 strips.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60-90%
                Tissue (muscles, organs); non-embalmed *
                Depends on age and storage conditions; CHAIN ONLY.
                Request consultation.
                £110 60-90%
                Ear Swab
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60-90%
                Fetal Demise *
                Ref sample from M REQ; success increases w/ age of fetus (detect of maternal DNA poss) CHAIN ONLY.
                Request consultation.
                £55 60-90%
                Umbilical Cord *
                Dried, must have a reference sample from mother.
                Ship in paper envelope or as preserved.
                £55 60-90%
                Semen stain on fabric
                Area should be indicated on fabric; incl bandages, gauze & tissues or napkins.
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60-90%
                Hair with roots
                Ensure roots are present (7-10 hairs) – shed or cut hair will not work.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Razor (Electric, Disposable)
                Send entire blade or disposable razor, debris can be sent in envelope.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Cigarette Butts
                Depends on type/brand.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Chewing gum
                Sugarless preferred.
                Ship in plastic Zip-Lock bag.
                £55 60% or less
                Mucus
                Facial tissue (Kleenex), napkin or paper towel.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Condom
                Depends on storage condition / swab inside of condom.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Tissue Sample; paraffin embedded *
                Paraffin block or slides.
                Request consultation.
                £110 60% or less
                Toothbrush
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Soda can / drinking glass / plastic container
                Swab well w/ cotton swab or send in article with area clearly marked.
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Tampon/Feminine Pad
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Drinking straw
                Air-dry and ship in paper envelope.
                £55 60% or less
                Envelope flaps
                Depends on age of envelope and how sealed.
                Request consultation.
                £55 60% or less
                Tissue (muscles, organs); embalmed *
                Deceased has been embalmed; tissues in formalin/formaldehyde not accepted.
                Request consultation.
                £110 60% or less
                Bones from exhumed body *
                For forensic cases only.
                Request consultation.
                POA N/A
                Tooth
                Molar, premolar or canine preferred.
                Ship in paper envelope.
                POA N/A
                Bone *
                Femur or humorus bone, 3-4 inches in length use clean blade.
                Request consultation.
                POA N/A

                International Biosciences cannot unconditionally guarantee successful analysis of these samples. We will however make every attempt to provide you with the results you require.

                 

                Note: We can only guarantee standard result turnaround time when testing takes place solely using oral swab samples. Using a?forensic sample for your test may lead to an increase in turnaround time.

                *?Indicates a potentially Biohazardous Sample.

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