Other Types of DNA Testing Available in West Virginia
The legal Grandparent DNA test is used to verify if a biological relationship exists between the alleged grandparents and the target child. This legal Grandparent DNA test can be used for legal purposes.
Tribal enrollment requires a known tribal member and the individual applying to prove their biological relationship through DNA testing.
Avuncular DNA testing also known as aunt or uncle DNA testing allows a sibling of the alleged father to participate in a DNA test. An avuncular DNA test will verify if a biological relationship exists between the alleged aunts or uncles and the target niece or nephew.
Maternity DNA Testing is very similar to Paternity DNA Testing. The maternity test compares the alleged mother’s DNA pattern to that of the child to verify how likely it is that the child inherited their DNA from the alleged mother.
DNA Profiling uses a 21-marker test to obtain a record of a person’s genetic profile. DNA profiling has a high accuracy rate. With accredited testing labs and proper chain-of-custody followed, results are accepted by court systems for legal identification.