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How Forensic DNA Matching Works

DNA Matching, where forensic lab technicians analyze traces of cells and other biological material left behind by someone in a physical environment, can be used to identify both criminal suspects and victims. It is also a powerful tool to clear people from suspicion based on their DNA “fingerprint.”

While it is commonly associated with criminal investigations, DNA matching can also be used under other circumstances including by private investigators, investigative journalists, writers and other people doing research for personal projects or purposes.

ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC Can Collect Samples for DNA Matching From Many Objects

The area of DNA analysis is constantly progressing so that more information can be derived from smaller samples. ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC personnel are continuously trained to carefully collect DNA samples from objects and individuals. We can collect samples from:

  • Clothing
  • Combs
  • Undergarments
  • Drinking cups
  • Toothbrushes
  • Cigarette butts
  • Bedding and more

“Touch DNA” allows forensic scientists to to get usable information from very small samples and off a greater variety of objects and surfaces. This type of technology is what excluded the parents of JonBenét Ramsey as suspects in the decades-old Boulder, Colorado murder investigation.

Accuracy & Confidentiality Guaranteed by ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC

ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC’s professional staff uses judgment, confidentiality, sensitivity and care. We know these situations can contain people’s most personal, intimate and vulnerable information, and we have quality and confidentiality protocols that ensure your results will be accurate and reliable.

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Contact ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC for your DNA Matching Services!

Contact ARCpoint Labs of Columbia, SC today with questions about how DNA Matching Services can help you.