Forensic DNA Testing


Announcement Regarding Forensic Services (Nov. 2, 2016)

Orchid PRO-DNA has transferred its forensics operations to its sister company Bode Cellmark Forensics, located in Lorton, Virginia, USA. Bode Cellmark Forensics and Orchid PRO-DNA are both subsidiaries of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp).

All requests related to forensic services, should be addressed to:

     Bode Cellmark Forensics
     10430 Furnace Road, Suite 107
     Lorton, Virginia 22079
     Toll-free: 1-866-263-3443
     Tel: 703-646-9740
     Fax: 703-646-9742

Bode Cellmark Forensics is committed to serving customers in the forensic, law enforcement, and legal communities throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world. Bode Cellmark Forensics has extensive experience processing challenging samples from all types of crimes, including cold cases and post-conviction work. Bode Cellmark Forensics can provide different types of testing on these and other crimes, including:

  • Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) analysis
  • STR analysis
  • Y-STR analysis
  • miniSTR analysis
  • Evidence screening/serology

Bode Cellmark Forensics also provides expert witness and consulting services as well as assistance to attorneys preparing for court cases involving DNA evidence related to active investigations and post-conviction cases. Services include comprehensive case reviews, statistical analysis, consultation, and affidavit preparation.

The Bode Cellmark Forensics laboratory has been assessed by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/FQS and granted ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. This accreditation is based on compliance with quality and management system requirements as they relate to the forensics field, and as described in ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and the FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing and DNA Databasing Laboratories. The Bode Cellmark Forensics laboratory is also one of a select group of laboratories worldwide with the distinguished ASCLD/LAB-International accreditation.