The Madeleine McCann’s parents, Kate and Gerry McCannthey will finally be done the dna test requested by the young Polish woman who believes to be her daughter who disappeared in 2007 in Praia da Luz (Portugal) when he was about to turn four years old.

At least this is what she says herself. Julia Wendell or Wandelt in the Instagram account @iammadeleinemccan who opened a week ago to ask for help to contact Madeleine McCann’s parents in order to get her DNA checked with them, because she suspects that she is their daughter.

If that were so, you have to undergo a genetic test to determine the supposed relationship of kinship that unites him with Kate and Gerry McCann.


The time it takes for a DNA test can vary depending on the type of test being performed and the methodology used by the laboratory.

exist various types of tests of DNA:

  1. Paternity tests: Used to determine the biological relationship between an alleged father and a child. They can also be used to determine maternity in adoption cases.

  2. Ancestry tests: These tests are used to determine a person’s ethnic origin. They are based on the analysis of genetic variants that are characteristic of different populations.

  3. Forensic Evidence: These tests are used in criminal investigations to identify a suspect or establish a relationship between an individual and a biological sample found at a crime scene.

  4. Health tests: These tests can identify genetic changes that may increase the risk of developing certain diseases.

  5. Organ compatibility tests: These tests are used to determine the compatibility between a donor and an organ recipient before a transplant.

Each type of DNA test has different objectives and uses different analysis techniques.

Most common tests

For a paternity or parentage DNA test, which are the most common tests, the processing time usually lasts from a few days -between five and seven- a couple of weeks.

In general, the process involves take dna samples of the person being tested, as well as the people to be compared, such as the alleged father and the child. DNA samples are analyzed in a laboratory and are compared to determine the biological relationship.

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It is important to note that the processing time It can also be affected by the volume of tests a laboratory has at the time, as well as external factors, such as the availability of personnel and resources.

The result of this type of test is percentage, although in the best of cases it can reach a degree of accuracy of 99.99%.