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Is there any such thing as a secret paternity test?

DNA relationship testing can be an emotional time. You may not want your close family or friends to know that you are undertaking such tests. For this reason, we take various steps to help minimise any chance of the company name AlphaBiolabs being recognised in any correspondence. All of our letters and paternity testing kits are sent out in discreet plain packaging with no company logos or branding. In addition, online payment transactions do not name AlphaBiolabs as the recipient on bank statements.

Our DNA testing is 100% confidential and data security is paramount.

Secret paternity test sampling

To collect a DNA sample, a swab only needs to be rubbed on the inside of a donor’s cheek. It’s a simple process and is not invasive; however, in the case of paternity disputes, it could lead to awkward questions from older children. For this reason, AlphaBiolabs has launched its toothbrush DNA test. Sending in a child’s regular toothbrush therefore allows for more discreet DNA sampling. It’s important to note that consent is needed for anyone taking part in a DNA test. For children under 16 years of age, however, an adult with parental responsibility can provide consent.

Secret paternity test passwords

We only discuss any details of our DNA paternity testing with those who know the correct passwords or the answer to unique security questions. All paternity test reports are sent as a pdf file that require a password to open them. This password is picked by the person who instructs the paternity test and protects the report from being opened by anyone else. In addition, all of our DNA paternity samples are destroyed after 3 months and all identification paperwork – hard copy and electronic files – are destroyed after 12 months.

To view our secret paternity testing services, including toothbrush DNA testing, please visit our website https://www.alphabiolabs.co.uk/public-testing-services/paternity-testing/. If you have any queries or require further information, you can call AlphaBiolabs on 0333 600 1300 or email info@alphabiolabs.com.