Home DNA Kit for convenient sampling at home

Over past couple of months our laboratory noticed increasing demand for HOME DNA KITs and self-sampling, a convenient way how to carry out the DNA test. This option is especially convenient to patients coming from faraway and those who may not be mobile, babies and elderly.

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Home DNA sample collection kit available in Ghana at DNA Center Ghana in Accra

 

Many people still think they have to come to our clinic to have samples taken for DNA test. The truth  is that now you do not have to. How?…..Why?….. Well, our DNA Center developed protocol and procedures that you can collect saliva sample yourself at home or elsewhere outside our clinic using our DNA Sampling Kit and bring the samples to us when collected or even send it to us (we can arrange our courier to pick up the samples from you anywhere in Ghana or elsewhere in Africa).

To collect saliva samples at home is very simple, just swab the inside of the mouth with provided sterile cotton applicator and that is it. Now, you put the applicators inside provided sample envelopes and send the whole kit back to us for testing.

The results of home DNA test are as reliable as if you had your samples collected by one of our medical lab assistants at our facility, because our DNA testing processes are robust, accredited and 100% accurate.

If you need advise, please call our medical lab assistants at 0302-932267.

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How is DNA test done on a baby

Many clients call or come to us and ask how to do DNA Paternity Test on a new born baby or small child. This article should explain how we handle cases like that, how and why we are the facility to choose for such tests.

The most important information is that we can do the test on a baby which has been just born and is only few minutes old. Our modern DNA tests are suitable for babies and children in general because they do not involve needles or any other invasive techniques or instruments and are very sensitive and accurate. Our state-of-art automated laboratory equipment can process any biological sample including simple specimen of saliva called buccal swab sample.

Our tests commonly test saliva samples, there is no need for drawing the blood, hence the test can be done on babies and small children and you do not have to wait for child to be certain age. To have the baby’s saliva sample taken you can book an appointment and come with the baby for sampling or pick up home sampling DNA kit and collect the saliva sample yourself. once we have collected the samples from the baby and the alleged father it takes about 5-10 working days to issue the report.

To book appointment and or receive further information about how to do DNA test on a newborn or small child call 0302932267 and speak to our Case Manager.