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Detect5 Progressive Pregnancy Test

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1 - 1 units$19.95 each
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4 - or more units$15.95 each

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Receive a more complete picture of your hCG status

Traditionally, home pregnancy tests (HPTs) have performed one simple, yet important, task: determining whether or not the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) levels in your urine are above or below a single established threshold.

The Detect5 Progressive Pregnancy Test is an exciting innovation in home pregnancy testing. By measuring 5 different levels of the pregnancy hormone (hCG) on one stick, Detect5 provides you with a more complete picture of your hCG status than has ever before been available in a non-clinical setting.

How is Detect5 different from a "regular" home pregnancy test?

Traditional home pregnancy tests simply tell you whether or not you are pregnant. If your level is determined to be above the noted threshold, a positive result is displayed and you can safely assume that pregnancy has been achieved. For example, a pregnancy test calibrated to detect 25 miu/ml hCG will yield a positive result when hCG levels in the urine exceed the 25 miu/ml level, and it will yield a negative result at levels below that threshold.

So, a woman with a urine hCG level of 50 miu/ml will receive the same result as a woman with a urine hCG level of 50,000 miu/ml two lines on a pregnancy test.

Detect5 consists of 5 different pregnancy tests on one test stick, providing you with a more comprehensive picture of your urine-based pregnancy hormone status. Each test is calibrated to a different sensitivity level of hCG, the hormone secreted from the developing placenta shortly after fertilization. The five levels tested for with Detect5 are 25 miu/ml, 100 miu/ml, 500 miu/ml, 2,000 miu/ml, and 10,000 miu/ml.

Why choose the Detect5 Pregnancy Test?

The Detect5 Pregnancy Test allows you to determine where your urine-based hCG levels fall at any given time within the spectrum of levels ranging from just 25 miu/ml all the way up to 10,000 miu/ml and beyond. For example, a newly pregnant woman in her first trimester who receives a positive result on the 25 miu/ml and 100 miu/ml tests, but a negative result at 500 miu/ml, 2,000 miu/ml, and 10,000 miu/ml, can conclude that her urine-based hCG levels fall somewhere between 100 miu/ml and 500 miu/ml. Subsequent testing with a Detect5 Progressive Pregnancy Test throughout a normal pregnancy would be expected to yield increasing hCG concentrations in urine.

How do you use Detect5 Pregnancy Test?

Hold the test stick in a direct stream of your urine for at least ten seconds so that adequate urine goes into the absorbent pad. After urinating, recap the test stick and lay it on a flat surface with the result window facing up.

You'll receive your tests in discreet packaging with no external indication of the contents (we use the return address of AHPT ONLINE) - click here to see an example of our packaging). Our tests are "just manufactured" with an expiration date roughly 2 years from your purchase date.

Click Here for Detect5 Pregnancy Test Instructions

  • The patented technology provides you with more information about your hCG levels than any other home test on the market

  • Consists of 5 different pregnancy tests on one stick, each calibrated to a different sensitivity level, allowing you to closely monitor hCG levels

  • Accurate and easy to use

  • Order today and receive free same-day shipping!
Detect5 Progressive Pregnancy Test
$19.95
4 Stars based on 34 Review(s)
Krazyangel
North Carolina
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Peace of mind
November 21, 2013
I'm pregnant with my first and I wanted to make sure my levels were progressing since I don't get to see my OBGYN until I'm almost 9 weeks. This test definitely did give me that peace of mind.
Pros:
Easy to read, instructions were clear
Cons:
Pricey I wish I could just buy various tests at the different hcg levels dnr that they had ones abouve 10,000.

Mac
San Diego, CA
1 Stars

NOT WORTH YOUR MONEY
August 4, 2013
This item did not work! I bought two because I had a miscarriage at 9 weeks but did not know until 11 weeks, so now pregnant again, I wanted to test every week to ensure my levels keep rising. I had my blood drawn on a Friday, the levels were 300, these had arrived earlier that week, I waited until sunday (48 hrs required for hcg to double) and it came out negative. Thinking okay maybe I got one wrong test stick I waited another week, had my blood drawn again following friday, still hcg present and rising, tested with the second one and it too showed negative. So that was a waste of $40 or rather to packs of diapers for my future baby. So disappointed.

Erika Spriggs
Virginia
1 Stars

Confusing to Read
July 26, 2013
I have two positive test lines on the right side and nothing else. I still dont understand anything but that means negative. Why are they there if they dont mean anything?

RMB
Livingston, MT
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Easy to use
July 13, 2013
The tests were very easy to use and it reassured me since I had a miscarriage last year to see the levels of HCG increase. I bought 2 one for a base line and took the other almost 2 weeks later and I felt better seeing the higher level. Only bought 2 since they are $20 each but still nice to make me feel better.

Stephanie
CA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Peace of mind!
July 3, 2013
I took this test when I was about 6 weeks and was happy to see all the the lines appear! I had my first ultrasound at 8 weeks, and my little gummy bear is perfectly fine! Having to wait for the first appointment is killer, this helped me feel a little more relaxed knowing I was full of HCG.
Pros:
Peace of mind
Cons:
Price is steep

Vonlotis
Austin
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very Awesome Test!
July 3, 2013
I ordered this test to track my hCG level increases. I was very satisfied with this product. I highly recommend it. It was shipped quickly and arrived in only two days

julie
philadelphia, pa
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Peace of mind
June 14, 2013
I had a miscarriage , and I was worried about another. This test put my thoughts to rest.
Pros:
I tested 3 times at 10,000 plus. The first time i tested at 100 but i didnt follow directions and use first morning urine. I waited a few days and was at 10,000 at the 6 week mark. So far so good.
Cons:
It was kind of hard to read. I couldnt believe i was at 10,000, bc the 500 line was so light, but the next tests came out the same only a little darker. I held the test in the urine cup a little longer so i think that helps

Tracy Liberatore
Scranton, PA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Glad I purchased this product
June 10, 2013
I did this test and a few days later started having spotting and cramping and was glad to have had an idea where by HCG was prior since my OB/GYN never ordered one for me. I ended up having a miscarriage in the end, but when they finally did the HCG level at the office I had a rough idea where I was at just a few days prior.....especially since I had to wait an entire weekend to get results on Monday. I know HCG in blood work is different than urine, but I was still glad I had used this test. it is nice to know there is a test out there that gives you an idea where you are at, especially when the Dr doesn't order one.
Pros:
nice to have an idea where HCG level is and you can monitor yourself with this test by repeating every couple days
Cons:
confusing to read initially because the last 2 test areas with the highest levels of HCG are read positive when the lines are ABSENT which is weird and the cost is too high to buy a lot of these tests as would be required to continue to check and make sure HCG continued to go up.

Margaret
Illinois
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

This was helpful.
June 7, 2013
Although slightly confusing to read at first, after carefully looking at and following the chart provided, I could tell within about a minute that I had at least 10,000 ml/hcg. I made an appointment with a midwife right after that.
Pros:
Helps you be sure you are pregnant before spending money on expensive tests at a medical provider's office.
Cons:
Slightly confusing to read at first since positive is the usual two lines with lower hcg concentrations and only one line with higher concentrations, but if you follow the chart provided in the kit, it is pretty self-explanatory.

Kristy
Pennsylvania
2 Stars

Need to come with more guidelines
May 8, 2013
I bought this to give me some reassurance with my pregnancy as I have had previous miscarriages and also I neurotically take pregnancy tests. I was excited to see this product available as my Dr.'s office only did two betas. I took the first test and had a faint positive for 500 and my beta the previous day was 697. I waited 48 hours and took another test, thinking I may see a positive in the 2000 range, but did not. So I waited a few more days and tried again. Then I waited a few more days and tried again and still did not have a positive in the 2000 range (a positive on the test being the absence of a line). The 2000 line was more faint, but based on my previousbeta I should have been well past 2000. Finally, about a week after my first test I used one FINAL detect 5 and it STILL was not positive results in the 2000 range. At that point I threw them all away and began waiting for bad news from my first ultrasound. However, I had my ultrasound today and saw a heartbeat and I am measuring right on time. I finally feel like I can breathe a bit easier. My detect 5 test results left me feeling doomed and that impending miscarriage was certain. My thoughts: HCG blood levels should double every 48 hours. However, the test measures urine levels, which according to a previous response from the manufacturer, cannot be compared to blood levels. The urine levels are not the same as the blood levels. If this is a known fact, there should be some guidance on the period of time an individual should allow to lapse prior to taking the next test. I imagine that there must be some research out there that shows that urine HCG levels are generally X% less than blood urine levels so one should wait a minimum of X amount of days between testing for more accurate results. In the end, I did not have a positive experience with this product. Perhaps other individuals will.
Pros:
The concept is great and long overdue.
Cons:
Expensive. Not enough information or instruction in the literature with the product to give the individual guidance as to how much time should be allowed to elapse between tests. Misleading as people would expect these results to coincide with beta hcg blood tests, but they do not.

Jennifer
Texas
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Awesome, but not cheap!
April 18, 2013
I had a missed miscarriage 3 months ago and was really nervous when we got pregnant again. I like being able to keep track of my progress whenever I feel anxious... Using the Detect5 test helped relieve some of my anxiety. I ordered quite a few of them and plan to take them every 3-4 days to make sure I am progressing. I realize that this does not mirror blood HCG tests (since there isn't as much HCG in your urine as there is in your blood), but as long as I progress from one level to the next, it gives me reassurance. The test lines in the last two wells (2000 and 10000) are a little light to begin with, so it's a little difficult to determine whether the test line is really there or not, but otherwise I have no complaints... Except for the high price. I think they should sell the 10,000 strips seperately.
Pros:
Provides re-assurance and reduces anxiety about decreasing HCG levels.
Cons:
Expensive and the last two wells (2000 and 10000) have faint test lines so it's hard to determine if it is positive or negative.

michelle
maryland
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

not as good as i had hoped
April 12, 2013
It was almost as if the test strips were in there backwards. My 10,000 had a second line at only 5 weeks. Also the 25 box didn't soak up the urine all the way so the control strip didn't even shoe up. I followed the directions to a T. May try another just to see.

AJGillen
Knoxville. TN
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Worked well for me and gave me peace of mind
April 10, 2013
I have a history of early miscarriages, all before the heartbeat so around 6-7 wk mark. My doctor appointment to verify my pregnancy was not until 8 wks. I was very anxious to know if things were progressing because I felt NO signs of pregnancy at all, no morning sickness, tender breasts, fullness, nothing. I took the test at 6 wks 3 days and tested positive in all categories. I was a little confused by the test at first bc the last 2 categories are different than they once were and you are positive with only 1 mark. It definitely gave me a peace of mind. At 8 wks the ultrasound confirmed my pregnancy with a healthy heart beat. I would most definitely purchase this again.
Pros:
peace of mind, easy to use, the chart definitely helped understand the test
Cons:
It is expensive but I understand why

Alyssa
New York
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Gave me peace of mind for now
March 8, 2013
I took a First response test at 15DPO and it was VERY light- too light I thought for 15 DPO. The next day I took another, and the line was darker. But after having a miscarriage I was nervous, and wanted to make sure my levels were where they should be. My doctor wouldn't see me until at least 6 weeks, and then it would be another week before I got results back from blood tests. The waiting game is TORTURE... so I ordered these to test on my own. so I can check for myself. It totally calmed me down.
Pros:
Easy to use, easy to read, gives peace of mind
Cons:
I wish it went higher than 10000 so we could continue to check throughout the first trimester. Once you hit 10,000 its pointless to test again

Ali
Chicago, Illinois
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

So happy this exists!!!
March 7, 2013
If you first prenatal appointment is at 10 weeks or so, this is a nice little test you can do around 7-8 weeks that gives you some sense of things progressing as they should. I love it!

Sarah
Alaska
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Liked it but be AWARE this is a new version of this Test!
November 6, 2012
I took the test two days ago and it showed me to be over 10,000. I did however check the internet to look for other reviews and pics.They will steer you wrong don't compare them!! The previous test wanted you to have all five lines for you to be over 10,000. I will say I wish they'd kept it that way. Not seeing lines even though the instruction say that's good is not very reassuring. So read the directions carefully and have fun!
Pros:
Accurate and cheaper then a docters test
Cons:
Don't like the fact that no line is positive for the 2000 and 10000

Samantha
Charlotte, NC
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Just takes some finesse
April 24, 2012
I bought 2 of these earlier this month and the first one I totally botched. I used the eye dropper that comes with the package and it didn't do what it was supposed to do. So, I took the other one and dipped the whole thing a cup of urine. It worked. When it was dry I popped the whole thing apart and saw there are 5 individual test strips in there and they all lift out easlily. My next test will be to take each strip out and dip them in the urine as I normally do with the individual test strips and not do it as one whole dip. If I am able to do this then I can have 5 strips to test at different levels at my own pace and that is a good deal! I just bought 2 more and this will be the last that I buy. They are a little costly, I think. I am 17 DPO and I am pregnant (after 2 years and 2 failed IUI's so we are elated!). I got my first positive on 10 DPO. My first blood test BETA was at 13 DPO and it was 136 and another BETA at 16 DPO and it was 591 so we shall see what these tests show now.
Pros:
Was accurate for me on all counts albeit some of the lines were very faint but they are there nevertheless.
Cons:
--The price --The eyedropper--it doesn't seem to do the trick, I wouldn't use it

Tricia Berg
triciaberg@gmail.com
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Fun, but not practical.
March 28, 2012
The strips work fairly well, you have to figure out when to take the next one however, because HCG doubles every 48ish hours. The amounts provided do not coincide with this, so for the higher levels you must wait longer intervals to test. It is nice to see that your levels are rising though. This is not terribly specific, with one range of 500-2000ui. It is fairly expensive though, for this price I would like to see a closer range so you could monitor every 2-3 days. The point of buying this is more immediate feedback, it's hit or miss with the level gaps.
Pros:
The ability to see my HCG increasing at home. A quantitative range for my HCG level.
Cons:
The quantitative range is too broad. Price is a bit steep.

Gere
Mobile, Al
2 Stars

Detect 5
March 8, 2012
As I also had betas and knew where my numbers should have been I expected better response from the test. All of the control lines were lighter than expected. The two that showed a response had slightly darker controls but the color was not even. The test lines were very light when those amts should have been strongly positive. There was the barest hint of a line at 500 when my levels were well over 1000 at the time. I think this product has potential to be a useful tool but they need to work on reliability. I used FMU and followed the dipping instructions. It took longer than the time listed for the test to process. I would rate the service and delivery 5+ but with disappointment in the test 2 is my rating. I do feel cost is reasonable. Split effectively between five levels so 5 tests that makes it $4 a test. Certainly less than others on the market.

Sarah
Cleveland, OH
3 Stars

ehh
February 4, 2012
I was very hopeful that this product would live up to its many positive reviews but I just can't give it more than three stars for the reasons below. But when it comes down to it, I wouldn't recommend this product, as I think it just causes more angst than anything.
Pros:
It shows an increase or decrease in hcg levels, like it claims.
Cons:
The price is high for what it is, just 5 test strips in a cassette. In order to see an increase to the next level of hcg you need to wait about a week to retest, which seems a little long. Closer levels would be better. My biggest problem, on the 2 tests I ordered, the control and test lines were so so light that they are very hard to read, there should be more dye on the test strips.

Nicola
Toronto, Ontario
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Easier than a blood draw!
January 23, 2012
I love these tests. Much easier than getting blood taken every 2nd day and very reassuring to see your levels increase. Like others hav esaid, the 2000 and 10,000 lines never got very dark, and some of my lines (that I do believe were "true" lines) came up shortly after the time limit, but overall it was great to see that my hcg levels were rising consistently.

K
California
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Love the concept- has some kinks to work out
January 12, 2012
I love this idea- it is long overdue! Many of us don't have good insurance coverage or don't have supportive doctors and that wait until your first ultrasound can be so nervewracking. This is a great way to know if your urine HCG levels are progressing until then. There are few things about the execution that I think need improvement- but the concept is genius. I hope this idea catches on and we see more of them. When you first use the product, the length of time (for dipping in urine) is really vague. The length of time recommended seems to over-saturate the sticks as they take FOREVER to develop (up to several hours). It almost seems like the plastic protective overlay is really a hindrance to the test drying and working properly. There was moisture inside the window even, making it that much harder to read. I found that dismantling the test and allowing it to dry on the counter without the cover caused it to dry faster, give clearer results and made it easier to read. So overall, the execution of the idea is not great. Another issue, was the sensitivity of the tests themselves. The "next level" up would get a faint line- which would leave me guessing... "does this mean I have high enough levels to trip the stick?" or "is this an evap? but if so, why don't all of them have evaps?" So this certainly isn't going to give you TRUE accurate HCG levels... but we already knew that because it is urine and not blood- so it is prone to inaccuracy from the start. That didn't bother me too much because when I took the next one the following week- I could see that the "evap" was now a positive... and this confirmed what I Really needed- that my numbers were increasing. All this said, I've told everyone I know about these tests. They are seriously dangerous for those POAS addicts. I highly recommend this if you're having a hard time waiting until your dating ultrasound.
Pros:
Keeping track of HCG progression.
Cons:
Plastic overlay on stick gets moisture condensation Plastic overlay creates "shadow" and obstructs a good view. Vague timeline for dipping length Results change with time- slow to develop.

Erin
North Carolina
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Not too shabby
January 7, 2012
Between 6 weeks at 8 weeks there was a noticable difference in the 10000 mark. It helped to reassure me since my doc appt is still two weeks away. I'd like to see a test that went over 10000 though so I could really monitor my progress. Its a little pricey just to stick it in some urine. Now that I am at 10000 I wont be buying again but if there was one for over 10000 I wouldnt be able to resist!
Pros:
Fairly reliable compared to blood
Cons:
Cost, only tests to 10000

Denise
Ohio
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Peace of Mind
January 1, 2012
I bought two of the Detect 5 Pregnancy tests. The 1st test I took at 5 weeks and tested positive in all windows except the 10000. Then I retested at 6 weeks and tested positive in all 5 windows. They are accurate and help give you peace of mind while waiting to be seen by MD. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is the price. Overall, I would purchase again if I needed to. I just wish they were not as expensive, so I could buy more to keep an eye on my progress.
Pros:
Accurate Easy to Use Fast Shipping
Cons:
Price

Jenny
Missouri
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good reassurance after miscarriage but could be less $$
December 20, 2011
It has been reassuring to see the higher hcg lines becoming darker when using them a week apart between 6 and 8 weeks. The lower hcg number are really useless at this point since you can obviously find out using a cheaper method whether those are increasing. It would be nice if someone could offer the 2,000 and 10,000 hcg detecting strips alone as a cheaper alternative to this item because once you get over 10,000 hcg you don't care about the other lines anyhow, perhaps just whether the 10,000 line is getting darker.
Pros:
It is the only way to measure higher hcg counts since 2,000 and 10,000 strips are not readily available. Maybe good for someone who wanted to know where they were at any given point in a pregnancy, but I think the most common use would be for someone wanting to see if their #s are going up or down.
Cons:
The price is too high, especially when all you need to see is the higher hcg results and the cartridge is a bit bulky considering you really only care about a few of the #s

Donnell
Surprise, Arizona
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Love it!
December 5, 2011
I bought two of these tests because I won't have another beta until I am 22dpo and have had several early losses so am terrified. This is giving me some peace of mind. I am 18dpo and should be somewhere around 400 something HCG - the line on the 500 was visible, but light so I am encouraged by that.
Pros:
I loved how easy it was to use and how quickly I received it.
Cons:
I wish it would have more of a stair step with the HCG levels. It reads from 25, to 100, to 500, then jumps up to 2000. I realize levels start to increase quickly now, but I still wish it would determine some more "inbetween".

Sharlese
Sacramento CA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Detect5 urine HCG pregnancy test
November 30, 2011
I really liked this test. Ive had several miscarriages in the past and this test decreased some of my anxiety about having a nother . I was able to checkmy levels to m ake sure they were rising acoordingly. I was happy to see they were in the same range my dr.'s blood test had me in. Of course the blood test gives a more precise but the urine test is something of an immediate reassurance when you can't wait for blood results. Thanks for such a great test.
Pros:
Quick immediate results.
Cons:
the price.

Nickieluv
NY
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Works fine, but has inherent limitations.
November 26, 2011
I bought four of these tests and have used two so far, a week apart. My first test I had very concentrated urine, and it registered strong positives up to 500. The next week, my urine was more diluted and the lines were dark at 25 and 100, but faint at 500 and 2000. If I wasn't paying attention to the state of my urine, I may have been worried to see a lighter line at 500 than I had the past week. So be careful not to take this test too seriously. It is a tool to be used along with doctor visits and monitoring your other symptoms like morning sickness etc. I think it would be best used very eary on to see levels increase up to 100 or 500. I don't think you'll see dark positives at either of the highest levels, as per the instructons, and the urine concentrations can very from day to day so it's not super accurate. Use it for fun, just not as a substitute for blood tests!
Pros:
Easy to use Helps track hcg rise up to a point
Cons:
Expensive Only faint lines for higher levels

Amber
Graham, WA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

It was accurate!
October 12, 2011
I was having spotting issues during the 4th wk so I decided to get 2 of these for peace of mind. Sure they are a little expensive but worth it. Since I was continuing to spot I went to the doctor to make sure everything was ok & they checked my hcg levels & they had doubled from this test. I checked it a couple days later with one of these tests & it had doubled again. I am now 6 1/2 wks & the bleeding has stopped. One thing you have to watch for is that the lines can be super faint but is still a positive
Pros:
It shows exactly where your levels are
Cons:
The price

TB
Fl
3 Stars

Good as a novelty, but dont rely on this alone
September 27, 2011
I'm fairly anxious this pregnancy because we had a missed M/C the last time we were pregnant, so I ordered these tests to get me through the first few weeks...I also was being closely monitored with blood tests, so I know how close it was to the blood HCG numbers...when my blood HCG was 500, it was perfect - the 25, 100, 500 lines all showed up clearly at the time...however, when I should have been at 2000, the 2000 line did not show up at all - I got a blood test the next day, and my blood HCG was over 5000 at the time, so in this case, the 2000 line was definitely not as accurate as it should have been. Today, I took my final stick, and it showed up perfectly in all 5 boxes...again, that one time when it did not correspond properly to what I was expecting, it caused me a lot of anxiety, but for the most part, it seems accurate once you get over that number...and it does look cool (it is huge)...the attached picture is my final stick that I took at 6 weeks (HCG was definitely over 10000 though my last monitored HCG blood level was 5000, so was nice to verify that it went up)...I can not recommend it as anything more than a novelty, but if you were taking it to see a progression, i would suggest to do them one a week instead of every few days...and it should be decently accurate...
Pros:
most of the time it detected the proper level impressive looking novelty
Cons:
the 2000 line did not seem very accurate

Lacey
Nebraska
2 Stars

Ok, but wouldn't buy again b/c of cost
September 11, 2011
it's easy to use BUT i question on how accurate it might be? I was a little over 9 weeks along when i used this test and the 10,000 miu line should have been pretty visible and it wasnt, it was barely there! Needless to say, i freaked out for a few days. I had a dr. appointment that following friday, i was 10 weeks and got to hear the heartbeat, everything was fine. I dont really like these tests as they are so new and caused me to freak out. I will not use these tests again, i'd rather go to my doc instead. If you do decide to use this test, don't take the results to heart!! Getting a beta done and checking your hCG levels in your blood is 10x more accurate!!!
Merchant Response:
Thanks for your feedback. Your reaction is certainly understandable. To clarify: The test is extremely accurate in terms of yielding reliable information regarding hcg levels in urine. Where confusion may arise is when one attempts to compare urine levels to blood hcg levels. Blood hcg levels will always be exponentially higher than urine levels for many reasons. Detect5 results are not meant to be compared to blood levels; that would be an apple/orange comparison. What can be informative, however, is comparing one's Detect5 results against one's previous Detect5 results over time.
Pros:
Easy to follow directions, easy to use..comes with a cup to pee in lol
Cons:
I question on how accurate it may be..testing the levels of hCG in your urine is not very accurate to begin with...

DS
TX
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Wonderful!
September 3, 2011
I wanted an at-home way to monitor my hcg levels, just to ease my mind. This is perfect. Easy to use and the ONLY test I could find that actually gave me the ability to learn my hcg range (currently between 2,000 and 10,000). The peace of mind is worth any price but, it wasn't expensive! Plus, I received it three days after my order with FREE shipping. Thank you.
Pros:
Easy to read results, great instructions/inserts
Cons:
Just a little messy, you dip quite a large portion of the testing apparatus into the urine-don't forget to cap it before putting it down,

KA
North Carolina
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Exciting to be able to be done at home
September 1, 2011
Just got these and was curious to see if my hcg had gone up appropriately, did 2 hcg at doctors office and 1 week later got these. Used 1st one today and results were quick and easy to read. Went from 2400 (at doc office) to faint line at 10,000 today so hope the lines get darker next time! So far it's easy to use and much easier than trips to the doctor!

Sandra
Austin
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very Interesting!
August 30, 2011
I haven't tried this yet, just bought it today, but I must say I am intrigued! As a woman prone to miscarrying (3 in last 2 years of trying to conceive) I am excited that I may now have a way to monitor my hcg increase without going to the doctor every few days. Glad a test like this is finally here! What took so long?!



In early pregnancy, women often visit their doctor for a blood-based quantitative hCG test. The result of this test is a precise measurement of the amount of hCG present in the blood at that moment, typically expressed as "X" mIU/ml hCG. Urine-based tests also measure the amount of hCG present at a given moment, and a urine-based test's sensitivity is similarly expressed as "X" miu/ml hCG.

What most people don't realize, however, is that these two measures (blood and urine) cannot be compared. Blood hCG levels in pregnancy tend to be exponentially higher than urine-based levels, and with good reason. Blood contains hCG earlier in pregnancy and at higher levels than is present in urine, and blood is not subject to dilution in the same manner as urine (as a function of liquid consumption).

Bottom line: You can't expect your blood hCG report to mimic your urine-based testing results.