FAQ

Collecting a DNA sample is as simple as swabbing a nasal passage, wound or other affected area. Sometimes fingernail or toenail samples are taken. This is as simple as taking a nail clipping, which shouldn’t cause discomfort and takes less than two minutes.

Collecting a cancer DNA sample is as simple as using a saliva collection kit.

Our tests are covered by Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Aetna and Humana (Military TRICARE East and West). If a patient has a family history of cancer, most health insurance will cover our advanced cancer DNA tests. Call us today for more information about our advanced DNA tests and whether your health insurance will cover our tests: (352) 375-5553.

An NCF DNA representative will train providers on how to access our secure online portal to receive patient results. We also offer Secure Fax to healthcare facilities.

Our pathogen DNA tests have full results in 24-48 hours of the patient sample arriving at our state-of-the-art facility.

Results of our cancer DNA tests are processed within 14 days of receiving the specimen at our state-of-the-art laboratory.

Our advanced pathogen DNA lab results are highly accurate, greater than 99 percent, unlike traditional culture tests that are less than 50 percent accurate and take up to a week to process.

Our advanced cancer DNA lab results are highly accurate, and we screen for 134 high-risk cancer genes versus traditional labs that screen for 30 high-risk cancer genes.

We offer several pathogen tests that screen between 120-150 genetic mutations, viruses, and disease pathogens.

In addition to our 134 comprehensive cancer gene panel and three sub-panels, we offer a number of trademarked DNA tests. These tests screen between 120-150 genetic mutations and viruses.

We focus on tests that produce actionable steps by physicians and patients. Our tests are not for recreational use, but for formulating and streamlining medical diagnosis.

Collectively, our leadership team has more than 150 years of clinical, laboratory and research experience. In addition, our equipment, facility and molecular technologists are federally certified and licensed.

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