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How Long Does A Test Take
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How close is a match
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  • Melissa122
    Upload DNA
    by Melissa122
    Hoping to hear the best sites for uploading Mtdna to help with further research. I saw that mitoYdna let’s you upload Mtdna. I’m just curious of user’s experience with Mito, or know of good sites to upload ???
    thanks in advance
    27th May 2020, 02:03 PM
  • PoTTerTea
    How Long Does A Test Take
    by PoTTerTea

    I was wondering how long it takes normally for a test to be completed I know that in this day and age we are having problems so I was just wondering how much longer do I need to add on for my results, The Analysing of my kit started 5/6/2020 I cant seem to contact any staff and emails...
    27th May 2020, 08:45 AM
  • Melissa122
    Another post about batches and waiting for results
    by Melissa122

    I am just curious about timeframes for results. I read the general timeframes on FT , but I’m curious about real turnover times. My Mtdna was batched on 04/06 and I got results on 5/4.The results came pretty early compared to the target date of 6-8 weeks. However, I had my FF batched...
    26th May 2020, 12:38 PM