Easy Step-by-Step Instructions to Collect Your DNA Sample

Avoid eating, drinking, gum, and nicotine 30 minutes prior to saliva collection via buccal swab for your True Blueprint Genetics Test.

 
 
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With clean hands, carefully remove the swab from the package. Important: Hold the swab by the handle. If opening a wet swab, keep the tube with blue liquid upright to avoid spilling.  

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Insert the swab into one side of the mouth and firmly rub up and down against the inside of the cheek and gums for 30 to 60 seconds. 

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Remove the swab from mouth, being careful not to touch teeth, tongue or other surfaces. Place the swab back inside its tube and close. Write your name and date-of-birth on the blank white label, on the outside of the tube.

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Repeat steps 1-3 for all additional swabs. Important: Alternate sides of the mouth your collecting from, for each consecutive swab. 

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Place all sealed tubes into the provided plastic specimen bag and close. Ship bag back using the provided shipping label.

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