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DNA Laboratory Services- Relationship Testing Laboratory

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The American Red Cross has been providing genetic identity testing for more than 25 years.

The American Red Cross has been providing genetic identity testing for more than 25 years through the Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region's laboratories located in Portland, Oregon.

The laboratory provides genetic testing for hospitals, physicians, child support agencies, police departments, immigration services, and private parties.

Our DNA laboratory utilizes state-of-the-art DNA technology and testing is performed by certified professionals, following accepted standards, and is admissible in US courts. Our laboratory specialists ensure that each case and client receives the utmost care and attention.

Our staff is available to provide support to clients through every step of the testing process.

Please see the sections below for more information.


Accreditation


Our Relationship Testing Laboratory is fully certified by the AABB (www.aabb.org) for genetic testing. The Relationship Testing Lab is approved by the state of Oregon as a vendor for relationship testing, and is also approved by the United States Embassy to perform relationship testing on separated family members. All of our technologists are board-certified, experienced professionals, trained to accommodate a wide range of clientele.

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How To Order


Please call the American Red Cross Relationship Testing Laboratory at 503-528-5405 for a free consultation, or to schedule an appointment. Contact our laboratory with questions via e-mail: paternity@redcross.org

Our laboratory specialists are available to schedule a DNA sample collection appointment or answer questions.

American Red Cross RelationshipTesting Laboratory

3131 N. Vancouver Avenue

Portland, OR 97227

 

Collection by appointment only

Monday - Friday

8:00AM - 5:30PM

503-528-5405

For your convenience our laboratory can also send a collection kit free of charge to a collection site near you. Please call 503-528-5405 for assistance locating a collection site.


Cost


Testing Cost

$500

The cost of DNA testing is $500 for up to three people being tested.

 

 

$130

There is a $130 fee for each additional person over three to be tested.

Shipping Cost

$185

The cost to send collection kits to a location in AFRICA is $185 per case. The fee includes return shipping back to our lab.

 

 

$150

The cost to send collection kits to a location anywhere outside of the U.S (with the exception of Africa) is $150 per case. The fee includes return shipping back to our lab.

Please note: The cost to send collection kits to and from a location within the USA is free. Relationship Testing is not covered by insurance. Payment plans are available; please contact the laboratory about setting up a plan when you are ready to start your case.


Forms of Payment


We accept cash, debit cards, credit cards and money orders. We do not accept personal checks.