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How To Use Your SelfDecode DNA Test Kit

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Essential Takeaways

All you need is your spit – we’ll take care of the rest.
Step 1: Register your kit. Just visit Step 2: Gather your sample Step 3: Send your sample back to the lab and await your results
It’s just saliva! There are no needles or other complicated procedures involved. And you can collect your DNA sample from the comfort of your own home!


Start decoding your health with SelfDecode today.


Start decoding your health with SelfDecode today.

Step 1: Register your SelfDecode DNA Test Kit

Just visit and enter your DNA sample tube barcode, your name, ethnicity, sex, and birth year in the required fields.

Step 2: Gather your DNA sample

Make sure to not eat or drink at least 30 minutes before collecting your DNA sample! Remove the collection funnel and tube from the pack. Make sure the level of the liquid in the tube is at the 2ml line before use.

Unscrew the cap from the tube. Be careful not to spill the liquid and attach the collection funnel! Be sure to not over-tighten.

Start spitting into the funnel. Fill the tube with saliva until it reaches the 4ml line. If you have trouble producing the amount of saliva needed, try rubbing the inside of your cheek with your tongue, or massage the outside of your cheeks. You can even try thinking of biting into a sour lemon!

Unscrew the collection funnel and replace the tube cap tightly. You can now discard the funnel.

Shake the collection tube several times to mix the saliva with the solution. And you’re done!

Step 3: Send your DNA sample back to our lab

Place the DNA sample inside the specimen bag. After this, you can put your specimen bag into the box.

Put the entire box inside your prepaid return envelope. Now all you need to do is send it and forget it!

Wait 6-8 weeks. Once your results are ready, you will be notified via email. Happy decoding!

Discovering how your genetics play a role in your health is the first step to feeling happier, healthier, and more optimal. Get your DNA Test Kit today and take the first step towards better health!

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