DNA Tests Comparison Table

AncestryDNA23andMeMyHeritageFTDNALivingDNA
Best forHealth, genealogy, ethnicity, matchesHealth, matchesCheapAdvance genetic tools
Database size18 million10 million2.4 million1 millionno data provided
Product launched20122007201620102016
Method of collecting DNASalivaSalivaCheek SwabCheek SwabCheek Swab
Reference panel samples44,70314,3442,94312000
AccuracyExcellentGoodGoodMediocreLow
Autosomal DNA testYesYesYesYesYes
mtDNA testNot availableYesNot availableYou can order separatelyYes, included
Y-DNA testNot availableYesNot availableYou can order separatelyYes, included
Close relative match30
Relative match13,1291,3211,5081,1500
Responsiveness of matchesMediumLowLowHigh
Customer supportGreatOKOKGoodVery slow
Ethnic regions1000+15004224156
Health testGoodBestGoodExpensiveOnly wellness
Raw data uploadNoNoAvailableAvailableNo
How long does it take (in EU)?35 days47 days38 days31 days87 days
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OwnershipPermira Holdings LimitedPrivately held by various investorsGilad JaphetGene by GeneDavid and Hannah Nicholson
Phone Number1-801-705-70001-800-239-52301-844-994-1888713-868-14380203 424 3482
E-mail address[email protected]
ancestry.com
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23andme.com
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myheritage.com
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familytreedna.com
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livingdna.com
Address1300 West Traverse Parkway; Lehi, UT 84043899 West Evelyn Avenue Mountain View, CA 94041 United States3 Ariel Sharon Blvd., Or Yehuda, Israel1445 N Loop W Fwy, Houston, TX 770081445 N Loop W Fwy, Houston, TX 77008
PriceCheck the latest price$99$79Autosomal: $79; Y-DNA: $119; mtDNA: $159$99
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