DNA Test – Houston, TX

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Health Street provides DNA tests and legal paternity testing in Houston, Texas at 77 testing laboratories. Call (281) 612-6482 or schedule online. We offer legal paternity tests, sibling studies, grandparent DNA tests, avuncular (aunt or uncle) testing, and postmortem DNA testing to determine if people are biologically related.

Set up DNA testing appointments 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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This DNA testing was efficient & their personnel was professional. Test came back on time as advertised.
Dee
11/30/2020
The customer service was excellent.
Lee Rutha Watson Nichols
1/15/2019
Louis is the greatest; I will use your company solely because of his expert knowledge and communication skills! I normally use a local DNA testing center here in town, but thanks to Louis, this has changed. Wish you had 10 gold stars because this is the rating he would receive!
Belinda Williams Legal Assistant
5/24/2017
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10930 Resource Parkway
Houston, TX 77089
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11301 Fallbrook
Houston, TX 77065
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13215 Dotson Road
Houston, TX 77070
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17070 Red Oak
Houston, TX 77090
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5420 Dashwood Drive
Houston, TX 77081
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8313 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77074
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855 Frostwood
Houston, TX 77024
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1200 Binz
Houston, TX 77004
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1140 Westmont Drive
Houston, TX 77015
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13300 Hargrave Road
Houston, TX 77070
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11717 Highland Meadow Drive
Houston, TX 77089
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12385 Kingsride Avenue
Houston, TX 77024
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5711 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77004
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10680 Jones Road
Houston, TX 77065
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8200 Wednesbury Lane
Houston, TX 77074
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12121 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77082
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411 Lantern Bend Drive
Houston, TX 77090
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7545 S Braeswood Blvd
Houston, TX 77071
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1214 N Post Oak Road
Houston, TX 77055
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11120 North Fwy
Houston, TX 77037
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14825 Northwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77040
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9940 W Sam Houston Parkway S
Houston, TX 77079
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12885 Gulf Fwy
Houston, TX 77034
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13469 East Fwy
Houston, TX 77015
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11097 Northwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77092
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11621a Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77099
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9563 Main Street
Houston, TX 77025
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10850 Louetta Road
Houston, TX 77070
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14045 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
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1920 Rankin Road
Houston, TX 77073
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19450 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094
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1917 W Gray Street
Houston, TX 77019
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107 Yale Street
Houston, TX 77007
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8100 Highway 6 N
Houston, TX 77095
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4936 Beechnut Street
Houston, TX 77096
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9138 West Road
Houston, TX 77064
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2641 D Winrock
Houston, TX 77057
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102 West 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008
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700 Gemini Avenue
Houston, TX 77058
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2707 Milam Street
Houston, TX 77006
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4805 Highway 6 North
Houston, TX 77084
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1919 North Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
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5749 San Felipe Street
Houston, TX 77057
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7207 N Gessner Drive
Houston, TX 77040
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5568 Weslayan Street
Houston, TX 77005
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1717 Turning Basin
Houston, TX 77029
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12401 South Post Oak Road
Houston, TX 77045
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635 W 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008
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7117 Lyons Avenue
Houston, TX 77020
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2951 Chimney Rock Road
Houston, TX 77056
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16125 Cairnway Drive
Houston, TX 77084
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12345 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77079
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6360 W Sam Houston Parkway N
Houston, TX 77041
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6545 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77074
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1000 N Post Oak Road
Houston, TX 77055
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9321 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054
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2004 Leeland Street
Houston, TX 77003
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401 Greens Road
Houston, TX 77060
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8799 North Loop E
Houston, TX 77029
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8505 Gulf Fwy
Houston, TX 77017
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10909 East Fwy
Houston, TX 77029
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7447 Harwin Drive
Houston, TX 77036
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1202 Nasa Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
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2646 South Loop W
Houston, TX 77054
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16307 Fm 529 Road
Houston, TX 77095
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9200 Hempstead Road
Houston, TX 77008
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1414 South Loop West
Houston, TX 77054
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16630 Imperial Valley Drive
Houston, TX 77060
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17410 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77040
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13410 Briar Forest Drive
Houston, TX 77077
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15236 Wallisville Road
Houston, TX 77049
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14503 Bammel North Houston
Houston, TX 77014
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7447 Harwin Drive
Houston, TX 77036
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407 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002
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7207 Gessner Drive
Houston, TX 77040
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1005 Ennis Street
Houston, TX 77003
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16506 Fm 529 Road
Houston, TX 77095
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DNA Test – Houston, Texas

Houston TX DNA Testing Locations

Types of DNA Tests at our Houston, Texas clinics:

Paternity Testing can conclusively establish whether or not a man is the biological father of a child.

Relationship Testing for other close family relationships can be performed at our testing centers. Our DNA testing services can confirm or deny biological relationships between grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, half-siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews:

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Grandparent DNA Test (if the father is not available for testing)
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Sibling DNA Test (possible brothers, sisters, or half-siblings)
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Avuncular DNA Test (aunt/uncle and niece/nephew)

Specimens we can test for DNA

The easiest and most reliable way to obtain a DNA sample for paternity testing is to swab the inner cheeks of the alleged father and child or children. These skin cells are known as buccal cells, and they rub off easily onto cotton swabs and remain in place for analysis by our laboratory.

Other specimen samples, such as hair follicles, fingernails, and garments that might contain someone’s DNA, can also be tested. An Alternative Specimen DNA Test is done by ordering one of our testing kits online and shipping the specimens back to us.

Legal DNA Tests vs. “Peace of Mind” At-Home Tests

A Legal Paternity Test is a court admissible lab testing service performed at an AABB accredited laboratory. Accurate results for DNA paternity testing with 99.99% confidence or greater take about a week.

When deciding which type of DNA test is right for you, consider first what you might do with the results. A legal paternity DNA test will hold up in court for such matters as child support or to change the name on a birth certificate. This test must be performed using strict chain of custody procedures. Our Houston DNA testing technicians are trained to follow these guidelines so that the results will be legally admissible.

How to schedule a DNA Test in Houston TX

Scheduling a DNA test at one of our Houston clinics is simple and fast, and we often have appointments available in the same week. It’s always helpful to schedule in advance to make sure you get the time you want. Please call our customer service team to help you book your appointment over the phone, or set up your appointment easily online.

We have state of the art testing labs and friendly clinics that perform the DNA sample collection in Houston, plus many more locations throughout Texas and across the United States. During registration, we’ll show you the nearest locations for DNA testing so you can choose the site that’s most convenient. You’ll also pick the times and days that you prefer.

Why Health Street

A Decade Plus of Experience

Health Street has provided DNA tests since 2010. The first DNA test we performed in Houston, TX was in 2015.Since then, we have done 41 DNA tests at our Houston facilities.

Dedicated to Excellence

We are proud to help families and individuals get DNA testing in Houston. 

Facts about DNA Testing in Houston TX

Despite Slowdown, Houston Economy Still 7th Biggest in US

Houston is a large city of over 2.3 million people in eastern Texas. The Houston metro area is the seventh largest economic area in the country, worth $479 billion in GDP (2018). Much of Houston’s economy is based on the energy industry, especially oil production. Some of the biggest oil companies in the world have headquarters in Houston, including Phillips 66, ConocoPhillips, and Halliburton. Other top industries in Houston include construction, health care and social assistance, and retail trade.

Houston’s economy has taken hits in recent years as shifts in the energy industry have uprooted many companies in the area. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) found that Houston has experienced very little economic growth in the last five years (2014-2019). Management occupations are the largest job sector in the city, though architecture and engineering jobs are the best paid.

Longtime Houston Friends Learn They Are Brothers through DNA Testing

Houston native Walter Gordy got the surprise of a lifetime when an old friend reached out with some incredible news. Gordy had gotten sick with lymphoma in his late 30s when he decided to take a DNA test to learn more about his background and medical history. Almost five years later in 2019, his dear friend Mark Tolson took a DNA test after the birth of his son and matched with Gordy as a half-brother in the family link database. Both Tolson and Gordy were conceived by artificial insemination, apparently by the same sperm donor.

Tolson and Gordy knew each other for 12 years when they learned they were actually related. Even more, both of their mothers had also been friends for 13 years. Gordy was raised as a single child, but always wished he had siblings. Today, because of DNA testing, he is thrilled to say he’s got one.

Paternity DNA Test Proves Beyonce Has Another Half-Sister in Houston

A paternity suit was filed in the Houston court against Beyonce’s father, Mathew Knowles, in 2014. Knowles had had an affair with Taquoya Branscomb back in 2010, and had fathered a daughter with her, Koi Branscomb. The court documents included the positive DNA test results that proved Knowles was Brancomb’s father with 99.9% accuracy. As a result of the suit, Knowles was required to pay child support for his daughter. Knowles has not publicly acknowledged Koi and her relationship with Beyonce is unknown.

Locations

Clinic Hours for DNA Testing in Houston, Texas

17070 Red Oak Suite 107 Houston, TX 77090
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMTuesday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMWednesday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMThursday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMFriday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM About this Location: Our lab is located a short walk from School For Creative Learning.
5420 Dashwood Drive Suite 205 Houston, TX 77081
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM(M Lunch: 11-2 PM)Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM(T Lunch: 11-2 PM)Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM(W Lunch: 11-2 PM)Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM(Th Lunch: 11-2 PM)Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM(F Lunch: 11-2 PM) About this Location: Visit us at this location. We are across from Harris County Justice of the Peace.
7207 N Gessner Drive Houston, TX 77040
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM About this Location: It is simple to locate our lab. We are just a few blocks from Fairbanks Library.

Neighborhoods In and Around Houston That We Serve

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River Oaks
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Montrose
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Midtown
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West University
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Rice
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Greater Heights
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East End
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Galleria-Uptown
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Greater Memorial
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Bellaire

Additional Services

We also offer other services, such as:

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Citations

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“City of Houston Population Climbs to 2.33 Million.” Greater Houston Partnership, 23 May 2019, https://www.houston.org/news/city-houston-population-climbs-233-million.
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“Data, Insight & Analysis.” Greater Houston Partnership, https://www.houston.org/houston-data/economy-glance.
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“Houston, TX.” Data USA, https://datausa.io/profile/geo/houston-tx/.
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“When your bro is your brother: Friends discover they’re kin after taking 23andMe test .” The Grio, 19 April 2019, https://thegrio.com/2019/04/19/23andme-dna-test-brothers-today-show/.
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“Beyonce’s dad faces paternity lawsuit in Houston .” ABC13 KTRK-TV Houston, 30 October 2014, https://abc13.com/374097/.
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“Houston, TX Neighborhoods.” Area Vibes, https://www.areavibes.com/houston-tx/neighborhoods/.