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Below you will find step-by-step instructions as well as a list of required materials needed to complete your sample collection kit. Please keep in mind that we require written consent in order for us to be able to test your samples. Please ensure you print the Sample Submission Form which should be returned to us along with your samples.


• Participants should not eat or smoke for one hour prior to samples being collected.
• In order to collect a proper sample it is important that person has a clean mouth. Adults and children: Rinse mouth three times with warm water. Infants: Allow infant to drink room temperature water from a bottle before sampling. Do not use mouthwash or toothpaste.
• Do NOT touch the end of the swab at anytime; not even to check if it is dry.

How to make your DNA Sampling Kit

1. We will send you sterile cotton-tippped swabs for each participant. These can be purchased from a pharmacy.It is important to avoid touching the cotton end with your fingers.

Sample Collection Instructions

Step 1

Prepare an envelope for each participant, clearly writing the following details on the outside:Your case reference code (this will be provided to you at time of order by our customer support team. Contact us to request yours), Full Name, Date of Birth

Step 2

Using clean swabs, rub the cotton end of the swab along the inside of your cheek, against the gums and behind your lips as well. Do this for 10 seconds per person. Remember you are collecting loose cheek cells and not just saliva, so rub right against the inside of the cheek.

Step 3

Place the swab in the container provided

Step 4

Place the paper envelopes with the swabs inside into one larger envelope along with your signed submission form and send back to Revoderm Pharma for processing. Please remember to affix enough postage and use a secure service such as courier or registered mail.

Where do I Send My Samples to?

Samples and submission form must be sent to:

Revoderm Pharma

240, 4411 16 Ave NW

Calgary, AB