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 One Step Pregnancy Urine Test (hCG)

 

Contents: One (1) pouch containing a strip and desiccant.  The desiccant is for storage purposes only, and is not used in the test procedures

 

What Else do you need? 

1.     A clean, dry, plastic or glass container to collect the urine.  

2.     Timer (watch or clock)
 

Precautions: 

1.     This kit is for external use only.  Do not swallow.

2.     Discard after first use.  The test strip cannot be used more than once.

3.     Do not use test beyond expiry date.

4.     Do not use the kit if the pouch is punctured or not well sealed

5.     Keep out of reach of children.
 

Storage:

1.     Store 4C to 25C in the sealed pouch up to the expiration date

2.     Keep away from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.

3.     DO NOT FREEZE

4.     Preferably open the pouch only shortly before the test.
 

When to collect urine for the test:

Any urine specimen is appropriate for pregnancy testing but the first morning urine specimen is optimal because of its highest concentration of hCG.
 

How to do the test:

1.     The test strip and urine have to be at room temperature (15C – 30C) for testing

2.     Remove the test strip from the sealed pouch

3.     Immerse the strip into the urine with the arrow pointing towards the urine. Take the strip out after 10-15 seconds and lay the strip flat on a clean, dry, non-absorbent surface (such as the mouth of the urine container). IMPORTANT: Do not allow the urine level to exceed the MAX (MAX Line), otherwise the test will not perform correctly.

4.     Read results in five minutes.  Do not read results after more than 5 minutes.

 

How to read the results

Negative (not pregnant):

Only one color band appears in the control zone. No apparent band in the test zone.  This indicates that no pregnancy has been detected.

Positive (pregnant):

Distinct color bands appear in the control and test zones. It indicates that you are pregnant.  The color intensity of the test bands may vary as hCG hormone concentration varies during pregnancy.

Invalid:

 

No visible band at all, or there is a visible band only in the test region and not in the control region.  Repeat with a new test kit.

 

 

 

What to do when you know the results

 

If the result is positive (two lines):
Consult your physician.  He should confirm your pregnancy after evaluation all clinical and laboratory findings. Indeed, in certain conditions, a test may give a false positive result.  He will also give you further information and advise on your pregnancy.
 
If the result is negative (one line):
If you have reason to believe you are pregnant (e.g. no menstrual bleeding), you can repeat the test 24 hours later.  If the test is still negative, consult your physician.
 

Limitations:

1.     The test works only when the test procedures are precisely followed.

2.     This test may not be used as a form of birth control.

3.     Consult a doctor if irregular or unusually long cycles are experienced.
 

Expected Results:

Negative results are expected in healthy, non-pregnant women and healthy men. Although hCG levels in normal early pregnant women are variable, this test is capable of detecting pregnancy as early as 1 day after the first missed menses.