Are pregnancy tests accurate?

Answer On One Hand: When Used Correctly Tests Are AccurateWhen used correctly, pregnancy tests are highly accurate. One week after a missed period, most tests are able to strongly detect the hormone level... Read More »

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Are blood tests more accurate than urine tests for pregnancy?

On One Hand: One Blood Test More AccurateThe quantitative blood test for pregnancy, which uses the level of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone to confirm pregnancy (as do other tests) is co... Read More »

Are all pregnancy tests accurate?

On One Hand: 99 Percent AccuracyHome pregnancy tests work by detecting a hormone in your urine called human chorionic gonadotropin or hCG which--according to in the body ... Read More »

How accurate are Equate pregnancy tests?

On One Hand: Equate Is Very SensitiveHome pregnancy tests (HPTs) detect the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), which builds up during the first few weeks of pregnancy. The Equate HPT can d... Read More »

How accurate are physician urine pregnancy tests?

Physician urine pregnancy tests (which can also be conducted at home) are typically conducted on the first day of a woman's missed menstrual cycle. They have about a 97 percent accuracy level. The ... Read More »