How accurate are the pregnancy tests that claim results in 5 days or sooner?

Answer Pregnancy tests that claim results in less than five days include home pregnancy tests. These tests measure the presence of the hormone HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) in a woman's urine. When t... 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 »

Is my GP right in saying that glucometer tests using strips do not give accurate fasting and PP results?

The accuracy of glucose monitoring really depends on what you want to use it for. Home testing of glucose is felt to be important in diabetes management because it can be used to determine how eff... Read More »

Are pregnancy tests accurate?

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 »

How accurate are pregnancy tests if taken during the day?

They're the same accuracy at any point during the day because they measure hormone levels which shouldn't change too significantly throughout a day. However, for urine tests it's advised to test fi... Read More »