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pregnancy test

[′preg·nən·sē ‚test]
(pathology)
Any biologic or chemical procedure used to diagnose pregnancy.
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Marie was contacted by a member and realised that the pregnancy test pills described where the ones she had taken.
"I'd taken pregnancy tests two months before Maizie was born.
Results of pregnancy tests are considered 'sensitive personal information,' which must be secured and removed when their purpose has been fulfilled, Acero added.
But they are subjected to pregnancy tests as part of a general medical exam when they apply for a work permit.
The pregnancy test strip was used as a starting point, which relies on antibodies that bind to the pregnancy hormone hCG, resulting in a color change.
The inaccuracy of the hCG urine testing method, product recall and false positive results by faulty products has affected the confidence in the accuracy of the urine pregnancy test (Haggan, 2016; Johnston, 2016; Wingfield & McMenamin, 2014).
First Response Pregnancy PRO Digital Pregnancy Test & App Access will be available for a suggested retail price of $14.99-$21.99.
Intervention group CHWs each received a free supply of 50 pregnancy tests and training on how to use them, but were not specifically instructed to use the tests for the provision of hormonal contraceptives; all CHWs received training on how to collect family planning service data using a monthly reporting form.
A 25-year-old G2P2 woman came to our family practice clinic because she had multiple positive home pregnancy test results despite having undergone a sterilization procedure 4 years earlier.
Three consecutive false negative pregnancy tests in a twin pregnancy, a case report.
Chandran stands by his allegations that subjecting unmarried women pugilists to pregnancy tests was in violation of the International boxing association's ( AIBA) rules.