• Avuncular tests are not suitable if the potential aunt or uncle are possibly related to the niece or nephew in another way, for instance siblings.
• Avuncular tests are not suitable if the potential aunt or uncle are only half siblings to the mother or father of the child in question.
• If a close male relative* of the biological father or grandparents, may be the true biological father or grandparent then please contact NorthGene on 0191 233 1414 so we can further assess if we are able to take on your case. *A close male relative is a father, brother or son.
• An individual with Parental Responsibility will need to give consent for any participants under the age of 16. In most cases this is the child’s mother, or father if he is on the birth certificate.
• Our DNA Test Kits are sent within the UK using Royal mail if you would prefer us to send your kit using a tracked courier please call our friendly Customer Liaison Team on 0191 233 1414.