23andMe offers DNA testing in laboratories in the U.S., which are certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988. They make use of highly-advanced Illumina HumanOmniExpress-24 format chip for the analysis of the samples submitted to the lab. All that you need is to submit saliva sample in a pre-paid postage. The results will be available within a span of 6 to 8 weeks. They have records from more than one million people in their database, which is a bit smaller compared to the top picks for DNA testing.
The Personal Genome Service costs $149, which will let you know the percentage of your DNA that is the same with global population and will also help to build your family tree.
Create personalized and secured account
Highly-advanced DNA testing laboratory
Has a database of more than 1 million people
Samples are secured
No mt-DNA or Y-DNA testing
While the company offers medical DNA, it is only limited to autosomal testing and no other tests. The price is also steep compared to what most of the competitors offer and they do not have different packages to suit varying budgets. The results, however, can be impressive because they have state-of-the-art testing laboratory.