How accurate is a DNA test?

Most DNA tests are highly accurate. Over the years, DNA sequencing has become more accessible in terms of price and being able to perform the procedure entirely at home. The process of reading genetic markers is highly accurate if performed in a reputable laboratory by well-trained scientists. Most labs are CLIA-accredited and CAP-approved, indicating that the results obtained by the lab can be interpreted by any medical professional. 

Why take a DNA test?

Consumers perform DNA tests for several reasons, and there are different types of tests for each customer goal.

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Fiyin Ebemidayo (2021). How accurate is a DNA test? Nebula. Retrieved from