DNA Test - Bronx, NY
Schedule DNA testing online. Test results can be used in court for child support or to change a birth a certificate; it can also be used for simple peace of mind. Appointments can be scheduled together or separately. Legal DNA tests are done by cheek swab at our testing centers. We can also extract DNA samples from hair follicles, fingernails, and other specimens.
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Health Street's Bronx DNA Services "In the News"Health Street's Bronx Headquarters is the most recognized and reputable clinic in New York for paternity testing. Our mobile DNA testing was covered in the New York Times, the New York Post, and the Daily News.
DNA Tests at our walk-in center in The BronxOur Third Ave location takes walk-ins for paternity tests and other close family relationships, such as:
- ⇾ Grandparent DNA Test (if the father is not available for testing)
- ⇾ Sibling DNA Test (possible brothers, sisters, or half-siblings)
- ⇾ Avuncular DNA Test (aunt/uncle and niece/nephew)
Specimens we can test for DNAThe easiest and most reliable way to obtain a DNA sample for paternity testing is to take a swab of the inner cheeks of the parties. The skin cells of the inner cheek, known as buccal cells, rub off easily onto cotton swabs and remain in place for shipment to our laboratory. A Legal Paternity Test at our Bronx clinics is done by cheek swab.
Other specimens, such as hair, fingernails, and garments that might contain someone's DNA, can also be tested, but not in NY State.
Legal DNA Tests vs. "Peace of Mind" At-Home TestsIn order for the results of a DNA test to hold up in court, for child support, or to change the name on a birth certificate, the DNA test must be done at a clinic using strict chain of custody procedures. In New York State, you also need a prescription from a doctor. Our Bronx DNA testing technicians are trained to follow guidelines that ensure that your results can be used for legal purposes.
How to schedule a DNA Test in Bronx NYScheduling a DNA test at one of our Bronx clinics is simple and fast, and we even take walk-ins at our Headquarters next to the Third Avenue Bridge. If you want to pre-register for another location, we'll show you the nearest clinics so you can choose the one that's most convenient. You'll pick the times and days that you prefer.
DNA Clinics - Hours of Operation
Neighborhoods In and Around Bronx That We Cover
- Mott Haven
- Hunts Point
- Morris Park
- Co-Op City
- Morris Heights