Our Services

Drs Choice First has been offering phlebotomy services for over 20 years to skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, clinical research studies, physicians and home bound patients.  With our highly trained phlebotomists and dedication to patient care, no laboratory is too big or too small to take advantage of our phlebotomy services.

We offer private DNA testing nationwide for anyone interested in discovering potential family members and our phlebotomist are all AABB certified DNA collectors.  Our DNA testing options include a legal court admissible version for official use as well as an inexpensive informational test that can help give you peace of mind.

Our LiveScan fingerprinting is available in our Jacksonville and Ocala, FL offices only.  However, we do offer mobile fingerprinting to surrounding areas for a small fee.  Discounts are available for large groups.

Drs Choice First now offers Breath Alcohol Testing with state of the art equipment in conjunction with our drug testing services.  We can be on-call 24/7 for anyone needing after hours BAT or urine drug testing. 

Local Paternity DNA Testing

Dr’s Choice First has a local DNA collection site in your town. We can schedule your appointment in a local office or send you a home DNA test kit. Although a court admissible DNA paternity test can be done with only the alleged father and child, the mother is always welcome to be tested. Our home DNA test kits can be purchased for as low as $150 and includes all testing and shipping fees.

LiveScan Fingerprinting

Dr’s Choice First is a FDLE approved LiveScan service provider. Level 2 background checks are required for many jobs in the state of Florida and must be submitted electronically to the FBI. We are photo capable as well and can submit your picture to the Clearinghouse if required by your agency. Each agency has their own ORI number and should be provided to us when coming in to be fingerprinted.

Phlebotomy Services

We provide mobile services with home bound, disabled, and limited mobility patients in mind. However, many people with busy schedules have also enjoyed the convenience of our on-location services. For further convenience, we offer contract options to insurance companies, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and government agencies.

Drug and Alcohol Testing

Forensic urine drug testing can be used by companies for pre-employment, randoms and reasonable suspicion. Our Jacksonville, FL office accepts walk-ins for drug testing and is DOT compliant and certified. We are also a Quest Preferred Collection Site. We offer 5 panel and 10 panel drug tests with oxycodone and suboxone as well as hair drug testing.

Our breath alcohol technicians have access to state of the art devices for testing your employees in safety sensitive positions. 

Our certified DOT collectors are able to provide 24/7 on call service.


Mobile DNA Testing

7-Days a Week
8:00am – 7:00pm

LiveScan Fingerprinting

Same Day Appts

Please call ahead for your same day appointment.


Same Day Appts




Same Day Appts

Blood drawn in our office or at your home

Who We Are

Drs Choice First

In 1998, Joe Connell founded Connell Phlebotomy in Jacksonville, FL and provided mobile phlebotomy services for various laboratories specializing in geriatric venipuncture.  As laboratories have come and gone, the phlebotomy company has never stopped growing and is now known as Drs Choice First with over 95 phlebotomists in over 14 states.

In 2003, Drs Choice First acquired Accurate DNA Testing which expanded the company's services into the DNA testing market.  With an AABB certified DNA collector in every city in Florida as well as in the Savannah, Georgia area we are able to provide same day service to DNA clients in the convenience of their own homes.

Drs Choice First is now the largest phlebotomy company in Florida providing 24/7, 365 days a year mobile phlebotomy service, 4 hour STAT turnaround time and new account service within 24 hours.

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