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Paternity testing servicePaternity testing service

Providing a professional, accurate and fully confidential paternity testing service.

At NorthGene we pride ourselves on offering a friendly, efficient and fully confidential service and we are dedicated to supporting our clients through what we understand can be a very difficult process.

For almost twenty years NorthGene has provided commercial relationship testing to the legal profession, coroners, embassies and the general public.

Drug and alcohol testing service.

NorthGene now offer a drug and alcohol testing service. This is a hair strand test which can accurately detect traces of drugs and alcohol over a specific time period. 

This test is regularly used by solciitors, local authorities and employers. 

NorthGene is accredited to ISO 17025 quality standards which are required to perform legal DNA testing services. NorthGene has been accredited by the Ministry of Justice as a body that may carry out parentage tests directed by the civil courts in England and Wales under section 20 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969. These tests are undertaken in our laboratories based in the International Centre for Life, Newcaste, UK. 

NorthGene was created in 1995 by Professor Sir John Burn, an internationally renowned academic in the field of Human Genetics. NorthGene also offer a cell line testing and sample mix up service to the clinical and research communities.