EasyDNA offers twin DNA testing with reliability and professionalism which will determine whether the twins in question are identical or fraternal. Identical genetic profiles indicate a clear case of identical twins, whilst dissimilar genetic profiles confirms the twins are fraternal.
Our twin zygosity test is offered at R2395 for the testing of two siblings; there is a an extra charge of just R1197 for any other sibling requiring testing. The results will be ready in 5-7 working days from the moment we receive the samples.
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.
Our results are carried by an accredited laboratory. This guarantees the accuracy of the results, and moreover, all tests rely on the identification of a total of 16 genetic markers to support this accuracy.
Real client testimonial:
“Everyone always asked whether my girls were identical. I always said no, and used to get the reply back, “are you sure”. Now i have my answer. Thank you very much.” Australia, 22nd April 2015
Reasons for doing a twin zygosity test
To satisfy their curiosity both parents of twins and twins themselves might be inclined towards knowing whether they are fraternal or identical twins. However, knowing for medical/health reasons is also important. In the case of the need for blood transfusions or organ donation, identical twins can donate blood to each other and moreover make more suitable organ donors. The chances of an organ being rejected are far lower when identical twins donate organs to each other.
Twin DNA test sample collection
Sample collection for our twin DNA test is simple and straightforward. Once you have made your order, we will send out your kit. Kits contain buccal swabs for DNA sample collection, instructions, consent forms and a pre-addressed envelope. Swabs need to be rubbed inside the mouth for 1 minute in order to collect samples. We will need DNA samples from both twins.
The consent forms need to be signed by all people who have submitted samples. If twins tested are under the age of consent any parent or guardian can sign on their behalf. Once all samples have been collected and forms filled in, send everything back to the laboratory for testing, Our twin DNA test results are 100% accurate.