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How do I collect a DNA sample using the new buccal FTA database kits?

The laboratory has redesigned the DNA database collection kit in order to streamline the DNA analysis process within the lab.  As a result the collection process now uses FTA collection card technology to collect a buccal DNA sample.

Please review the video on the new collection process.  If you have any questions concerning this collection process, please call the PCO (Profiling Convicted Offender) DNA unit of the lab at 515-725-1500.

DNA FTA Collection video

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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 10-11-2012 (JGR)