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Old 07-23-08, 10:48 AM
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Hey Ladies!!
I thought I would make this a sticky for easy refernce!! I hope you get big, fat, bright double lines!!
 


Pregnancy Test Sensitivity Chart

Sensitivities checked with manufacturers in July 2007
Test NameLowest hCG detected
AimStrip (aka AimStick) Pregnancy Test Strip20 mIU
AccuHome Midstream Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Accuclear Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Answer Early Result Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Clearblue Easy +/-25 mIU
Clearblue Easy Digital (1 piece, blue cap)25 mIU
Clear Choice w/ Cup25 mIU
Confirm 1-Step Pregnancy Test25 mIU
CVS Early Result Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Dollar Store Brand (mini-strip, cassette, & midstream)25 mIU
Early Detect25 mIU
e.p.t. +/- Test25 mIU
e.p.t. 1-Step Digital Test25 mIU
e.p.t. Certainty Digital Test25 mIU
Equate +/- (Wal-mart)25 mIU
Equate Pregnancy Test (Wal-mart)25 mIU
Fact Plus Midstream Pregnancy Test25 mIU
First Response Early Result Pregnancy Test25 mIU
One Step Be Sure Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Right Aid Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Target Brand Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Walgreen Midstream Pregnancy Test25 mIU
Walgreen Digital25 mIU
Fact Plus Cassette40 mIU
Clearblue Digital50 mIU
CVS "Early Result" Cassette Pregnancy Test50 mIU
Drug Emporium Brand Pregnancy Test50 mIU
early Pregnancy test50 mIU
Walgreens Cassette Pregnancy Test50 mIU

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Old 07-23-08, 11:31 AM
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, I swear by the Dollar Tree tests because they've shown a BFP for me when my hCG levels were only 5, 8, 9, 11, 18. My OB calls them "the most sensitive tests on the market"!! And you can't beat the price!!!!
 


But don't look at the tests after 10 minutes because they DO leave evap lines that can fool even the most skeptical BFP Hunters.
 


Oh--and I did get a BFP with a FRER at a beta level of 8 this time, too.
 
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I have had a BFP with FRER at 5, 13, 17 and 23 for beta HCG levels all at 12 DPO.

I had a BFP with the Dollar tree with beta HCG of 5 at 12 DPO.

And a BFP with an internet cheapie (Early pregnancy tests midstream) at 11 DPO at NIGHT with a beta HCG of 13 the next morning.
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How do you know what you HCG level is
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You have a blood test done at the doc's office.
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