PREGNANCY RST/hCG TEST, urine, 1 strip


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Immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of hCG pregnancy hormone (human Chorionic Gonadotrophin) in urine.


Technical specifications

  • One-step rapid test (< 15 minutes) without any additional reagent
  • Minimal sensitivity: 25 mUI/ml

Packaging & Labelling

Individually packed strips

Instructions for use

Always refer to the instructions for use, but in general:

  • Preferably use the first morning urine as it contains higher hCG concentration.
  • Read the results respecting the maximal time as expressed in the instructions
  • The test can be done on the first day of a missed menstrual period. The hCG level reaches a peak 8- 12 weeks after the last menstrual period and then declines to lower values.
  • If pregnancy is still suspected after a negative result, a second test should be done after 48-72 hours.

Please consult the “Updated laboratory procedures, 2022” available online via the Laboratory working Group sharepoint page: Laboratory Procedures and Resources.

For offline access, contact your laboratory advisor.


  • Keep between 4º and 30°C in sealed pouch
  • Exposure to temperatures over 30°C can damage the product
  • Do not freeze, Protect from sunlight ‐ Protect from humidity
  • Shelf life: 20 months
  • Guaranteed minimum remaining shelf life at delivery: 1/3 of total shelf life

(Cf Introduction: Thermosensitive products)

MSF requirements

No need for cold chain.

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