|Fetal Cell/DNA Prenatal Paternity Test
A Noninvasive Prenatal Paternity
Test Sampling Only the Mother's Blood
| This prenatal paternity test uses only
the mother's blood
- and samples from the alleged father(s) - to
determine the paternity of the child as early as 10
weeks into the pregnancy. No blood is taken from the
| Unlike an amniocentesis or CVS which
could cause problems in the pregnancy and/or fetal injuries,
induce labor, or terminate the
pregnancy, this test is noninvasive. You do not need to have an
amniocentesis or CVS to do this
This test is both cost
effective and safe,
and is a
doctor-recommended alternative to an amniocentesis
The collection of all specimens for this test is safe
and noninvasive for both the mother
and unborn fetus, and you do not need a doctor to collect the
Because no doctor involvement
is necessary in the testing process, we can guarantee absolute
and total confidentiality.
technician is needed to complete this test. DNA Plus
coordinates all aspects of this test with one of our thousands of collection
sites nationwide. All arrangements will be made during your
With one call to DNA
Plus, your entire test can be arranged - the mother's collection,
the father's collection - everything. Even if the mother and
alleged father(s) are in different states - or countries.
How It Works
This test uses both fetal cells and fetal cell isolation from
maternal blood. During pregnancy, a variety of cell types of
fetal origin, as well as fetal cell, cross the placenta and
circulate within maternal peripheral blood.
material is a source of information about the gender and genetic makeup of the developing fetus. Fetal genetic
material can be detected in maternal blood early
in the pregnancy.
Prenatal Paternity Test
Not sure which prenatal paternity test
is right for you? Click here to view our comparison chart. It compares this test with an
amniocentesis or CVS.
blood (first-time mothers: fetus must be 11 weeks from conception; 10 weeks if mother has been pregnant before)
- buccal swab samples or
- hair samples (8-10
strands w/root attached) or
- forensic samples* for
discreet testing (e.g., toothbrush, water bottle,
chewing gum, cigarette butt, etc.)
- No blood is taken
from the alleged father(s)
||6-10 alleles depending on fetal cell population
||99% to 99.9% for inclusions, 100% for exclusions
||To be arranged
during consultation for collection at a local facility
||Approximately 7-9 business days
Standard Test - $1249 (includes up to three alleged fathers)
- Paternity testing of fetus and up to three alleged fathers using buccal swab and/or hair samples
- Additional alleged fathers will incur a fee of $150 each using buccal swab and/or hair samples
- Forensic samples (e.g., toothbrush, water bottle, chewing gum, cigarette butt, etc.) will incur a fee of $75 per sample**
- Coordination of mother's blood draw at a local collection facility (e.g., hospital)
- Mother's blood draw and processing at local collection facility
- Shipping of samples to our nearest lab via FedEx from inside the United States. International shipping will incur an additional fee according to current FedEx rates.
Pre-test payment plans are available
Call 1-877-786-9323 for more information
three easy steps below to complete your Fetal Cell Prenatal Paternity Test.
Call 1-877-786-9323 (toll-free, 24-hours) to speak with a confidential
case counselor. Your counselor will arrange
for the collection of the mother's blood sample at a
local hospital, will arrange for the collection of
the sample from the alleged father(s), and will mail
you a mother's blood collection kit. The mother's collection
appointment will be made by DNA Plus at a hospital
and time that is convenient for you. You do
not have to contact the hospital for the collection
appointment. DNA Plus will tell you which
hospital to go to and at what time. Hospital
appointments are made at a time that is convenient for
sample collected at your local hospital.
Simply bring your collection kit to your appointment
and the collection technician will draw the sample.
Pack the samples along with the paper work and ship
it to our lab using the included pre-paid envelope.
DNA Plus will arrange for the collection samples
approximately 7-9 business days. Results can be sent to you via phone, fax,
1-877-786-9323 (24 hours) to begin your test by
speaking to a confidential case counselor.
additional forensic DNA extracting fee of $75 per item will apply
tested at the same time using buccal swab and/or hair samples
This test has a non-refundable deposit. Price and fees subject to change without notice. Once testing has begun there can be no cancellations or refunds.