Male Lineage

The male lineage or Y-STR paternal lineage test can confirm a father-son relationship by determining if a child is related to an alleged father's other male relative, for example, his brother, father, or grandfather.


When should I use a legal male lineage test?

The Y chromosome is passed from father to son and it may remain the same through generations. The Y-STR test can help determine a father-son relationship and the Y-STR test can also help to establish a biological relationship between other tested males.

What type of sample is collected in a legal test?

The most common sample type is a buccal swab. This sample is collected using a cotton swab that is gently rubbed on the inside of your cheek. Blood samples are also acceptable.

Schedule a Test

After your order is confirmed and payment is processed, one of our representatives will follow up to schedule your specimen collection or you can select to call them instead. We have more than 1,900 Labcorp-operated facilities in the US, and contract with more than 13,000 locations globally. We will work with you to find a convenient location for sample collection. Our office is open to assist you Monday through Friday, 8am – 8pm EST.

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