A DTC genetic test is a genetic test that consumers can buy online or in stores and does not require a physician’s order. They are also known as direct-to-consumer genetic tests, at-home genetic testing, home DNA testing or direct-access genetic testing. Consumers send the company a DNA sample, typically DNA derived from saliva, and after being analyzed, they can see the results in the provider’s website or in a written report. In the analysis, hundreds of thousands positions in the genome are measured to provide individualized reports. Companies look at a set of sites in human genome that commonly differ between individuals, known as SNPsRead More