Aunt-Uncle Test

Aunt-Uncle Test

Learn if a child is related to a sibling of the father

Advanced testing to reveal the truth

An “avuncular” test determines if a person is biologically related to a sibling of the father in question. This test is a good option when the father is not available for testing, and the only relative available is a single sibling (brother or sister) of the father.

Siblings share approximately 50% of their DNA, therefore an uncle or aunt shares about 25% of their DNA with a nephew/niece. DNA Testing Centre has the most extensive array of genetic markers available to resolve biological relationship like aunt – uncle testing, which is often another way to determine paternity. Other labs do not have this extensive set of markers.

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The aunt – uncle report indicates the “probability of relatedness” and a likelihood ratio similar to a Family Reconstruction report.

    • We strongly encourage the mother to participate so we can account for one half of the child’s genetic material and provide a more precise result.
    • Inquire if more than one sibling of the alleged parent is available for testing. This will result in the potential to more accurately ascertain the relationship.
    • In scenarios with limited relatives to test, we may recommend utilizing Y-STR or Mt-DNA testing as well. This testing uses the lineage to confirm relationships. Some DNA is passed down only from mother to child, and male to male.
  • For a free consultation or to order a DNA test, please call 1 866 499 5656.
  • One of our experienced DNA experts will guide you through the testing process.

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