pregnancy test

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pregnancy test

[′preg·nən·sē ‚test]
(pathology)
Any biologic or chemical procedure used to diagnose pregnancy.
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One-year experience with day-of-surgery pregnancy testing before elective orthopaedic procedures.
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Millions of women elect to perform pregnancy testing in the privacy of their homes.
However, pregnancy testing is usually only available to students via referral to clinics away from the school sites.
Kayte Eaton, co-ordinator of Liverpool-based Bullybusters, said schools would be better advised to flag up communitybased services rather than offer things like pregnancy testing within school walls.
Surveying women at the time of pregnancy testing may produce different results from those that would be obtained at a time when women were not anticipating pregnancy test results and actively considering their intentions.
When attaching a sticker, the physician was also required to register the patient and to certify that the patient had undergone pregnancy testing and that the results were negative.
Of the pregnancy testing kit, he said: "You can't be half pregnant.
They are doing me a favour by giving me a job,"' says Elena Tapia, president of Gender Equity, which has fought against pregnancy testing requirements.
When compared to a laboratory reference method, Clearblue PLUS Pregnancy Test has been shown to be over 99% accurate from the day of the expected period when using urine samples supplied for pregnancy testing.
THE Clearblue home pregnancy testing kits and Persona contraception devices have found a new parent, under a pounds 103m deal.
Approximately 22 home pregnancy testing devices are sold in the US.