Blue Cross One Step hCG Urine Pregnancy Test Strip detects the presence of hCG or human Chorionic Gonadotropin as low as 25mlU/ml in human urine indicating pregnancy as early as the first day of missed period.
Urine specimen must be collected in a clean and dry urine container and may be stored at 4-8°C or up to 72 hours prior to testing. The midstream of the first morning urine is most suitable because it generally contains the highest concentration of hCG.
Directions for Use
- Put the urine sample in a containter.
- Immerse the signal band with the arrow facing downward into the urine sample.
- Take out the strip after 3 seconds and wait for the results within 5 minutes. Disregard result after 10 minutes.
Standards of Interpretation
1. If two distinct purple lines appear on the control region (C) and test region (T), the result is POSITIVE.
2. If only the purple line is visible in the control region (C) and no clear line on the test region (T), the result is NEGATIVE.
3. If no visible lines appear or a faint line appears on the test region (T), the result is INVALID.
Note: Disregard result after 10 minutes.
How does Blue Cross Pregnancy Test work?
Blue Cross Pregnancy Test detects a hormone in your urine known as hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin) which the body produces when a woman is pregnant. It can detect hCG hormone levels in your urine as early as the first day of your missed period.
When can you perform the test?
The test can be performed any time of the day. It will be more accurate to use the first morning urine since it contains the highest amount of hormone.
How soon can you read the result after performing the test?
The result will appear as fast as three minutes.
Can medications or medical conditions affect the test results?
Blue Cross One Step hCG Urine Pregnancy Test Strip is a test specifically designed to detect the presence of hCG in urine. Medications where hCG is present or rare medical conditions may give false results. Factors that may not affect the test result includes alcohol, analgesics (painkillers), antibiotics, birth control pills or hormone therapies containing clomiphene citrate. Factors that may affect the test result includes certain drugs which contains hCG or that are used in combination with hCG (such as Pregnyl, Profasi, Pergonal, APL).
How long will it take for the result to be valid?
You should not interpret the result after 10 minutes.