About our twins DNA test:
Twins DNA testing can help determine if twins are identical or fraternal. Twin siblings can either be ‘identical’ (monozygotic twins) or ‘fraternal’ (heterozygotic twins) but determining this basing on appearance is not scientific or reliable.
Reasons for doing a twin test
Curiosity testing: Parents of twins and twins themselves may wish to know whether they are identical or non-identical.
Medical necessity: In medical situations requiring blood transfusions and organ transplantation, an identical twin can help save the second twin’s life. Knowing twin zygosity beforehand is thus beneficial for timely action.
Everyone always asked whether my girls were identical. I always said no, and used to get the reply back, “Are you sure?”. Now I have my answer. thank you very much
Australia, 22nd April 2015
Pricing & ordering your twins DNA test
Our twin zygosity is for for two siblings. If additional siblings need to be tested then are additional fees per person. Results are available within 5 to 7 business days from arrival of the samples at our labs.
Note: We can only guarantee standard result turnaround time when testing takes place solely using oral swab samples. Using a discreet sample for your test may lead to an increase in turnaround time.
Sample collection is extremely easy – visit our sample collection guide for visual instructions.
If you are a member of Twins Research Australia, we have a special discounted price available as part of EasyDNA’s sponsorship of this non-profit health research organisation. To take up this offer, please obtain your unique discount code by contacting Twins Research Australia at firstname.lastname@example.org or free call 1800-037-021. If you are not currently a TRA member, find out how to join at www.twins.org.au
Twins Research Australia brings twins and researchers together to undertake vital research to benefit everyone’s health.
All testing is performed by our highly accredited DNA testing laboratory using the latest genetic identification system. All testing is performed using 21 different genetic markers thereby guaranteeing results with minimum probabilities in excess of 99.99%.