DNA Testing

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Vanguard Health & Safety Services Inc. partners with DNA Diagnostic Center, a laboratory accredited by AABB to conduct legal, chain-of-custody DNA testing. Our staff is trained to collect a buccal smear from inside the donor’s cheek. Buccal swabs are a relatively non-invasive way to collect DNA samples for testing and provide results typically within 2-3 business days from receipt of all samples by the lab. Results are confidential.

Paternity Testing

Vanguard performs DNA testing using a strict chain-of-custody which verifies the origin of specimens collected. Results are signed by medical review officer, notarized and are defensible in court.

Specimens are collected locally at our office located at 518 S 11th St, Lovington. If all donors do not reside locally, nationwide remote specimen collection is available.

  • Maternity
  • Prenatal
  • Post-Mortem
  • Grandparents
  • Genetic Reconstruction
  • Immigration
  • Ancestry
  • Siblings

FAST RESULTS - No Appointment Necessary - Walk In Walk Out

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Positive Identification Required

Adults

  • Driver’s license or passport

  • A government-issued photo ID

  • Current employee or student photo ID

Minors

  • Must be accompanied by legal guardian

  • Birth certificate or guardianship documents

  • Minors will be photographed

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Who Needs To Be Tested?

For a Standard Trio Paternity Test, the mother, child, and the alleged father need to be tested.

For a Motherless Paternity Test, the child and the alleged father need to be tested.

For a Maternity Test, the child and the alleged mother need to be tested.

Additional Testing Options

  • Grandparent age Test -Full

Determines a child’s relationship with the alleged father’s family when the alleged father is unavailable or unwilling, and no post-mortem sample is available.

  • Grandparent age Test-Single

This test involves testing only one grandparent when the alleged father is unavailable or unwilling, and no post-mortem sample is available.

  • Siblingship Test- Full and Half Siblings

  • Genetic Reconstruction Test

Determines the relationship between the alleged father’s child and biological relatives if he is deceased or unavailable for testing.

  • Y-STR Test

This test is used to determine if two males are related through their fathers.

  • Mitochondrial Relationship Test

Determines if individuals share a biological relationship through their maternal lineage.

  • Avuncular Test

Determines if two individuals are related to each other such as aunt-nephew.

  • Twin Zygosity Test

Determines if twins are identical or fraternal.

Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcomed!

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