Last updated on January 30th, 2018 at 07:24 pm
You need the Rexall Pregnancy Test to find out right now if you’re pregnant.
Rexall Pregnancy Test – How does it work?
Your Rexall Pregnancy Test works by detecting the hCG pregnancy hormone (hCG stands for human chorionic gonadotropin hormone).
After conception, the level of hCG in your urine increases, creating an opportunity to find out if you’re pregnant from the comfort and privacy of your home.
The absorbent tip of the Rexall Pregnancy Test contains chemicals that react to certain levels of hCG.
So, if your urine has enough hCG in it to trigger a positive result, you are likely pregnant.
What affects the accuracy of Rexall Pregnancy Test results?
The level of hCG in your body starts out very small, but it doubles every two or three days after conception. So, if you test too soon, you could get a negative result, even if you’re actually pregnant.
That’s why home pregnancy test kits such as the Rexall Pregnancy Test say on the package:
Over 99%* Accurate from the day of your expected period.*
So, on the day of your expected menstrual period (EMP), you can expect to get an almost absolutely certain test result.
How does testing early affect my Rexall Pregnancy Test result?
When you buy your Rexall Pregnancy Test, you’ll notice that the box says:
Test 5 days before missed period**
The side panel of your test explains that testing early reduces the accuracy of your Rexall Pregnancy Test.
This is true while testing early with any home pregnancy test product sold under any brand.
The Rexall Pregnancy Test can be used as early as 4 days before your EMP. This means that you can test 5 days earlier than you would if you waited to test until you missed your period.
In clinical testing with early pregnancy samples, the Rexall Pregnancy Test had the following accuracy rates:
- 0 days before expected period (1 day sooner) > 99% accuracy.
- 1 day before expected period (2 days sooner): 87% accuracy.
- 2 days before expected period (3 days sooner): 84% accuracy.
- 3 days before expected period (4 days sooner): 74% accuracy.
- 4 days before expected period (5 days sooner): 53% accuracy.
So, if you test 5 days sooner (as advertised on product packaging), your chance of having an accurate result is slightly better than 50/50.
What is Rexall Pregnancy Test Sensitivity?
Pregnancy test sensitivity refers to the amount of the hCG pregnancy hormone that needs to be present in your urine in order to achieve a greater than 50% accuracy rating for known-positive urine samples.
Rexall Pregnancy Test sensitivity is 25 mIU/mL.
Where can I find Rexal Pregnancy Test instructions?
CPG Health has a page that includes Rexall Pregnancy Test instructions. These directions will help you understand this product so that you can make the best possible buying decision.
Who makes the Rexall Pregnancy Test?
The Rexall Pregnancy Test is distributed by Inverness Medical, LLC. That firm’s address is in Waltham, Massachusettes, 02453.
Please note: Inverness Medical is listed by the FDA as a “repackager/relabeler.” As such, the company doesn’t actually make the Rexall Pregnancy Test.
Inverness is operated by Alere Scarborough, Inc., 10 Southgate Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.
Right now, the identity of the Chinese firm that manufactures the One Step Pregnancy Test for Inverness is not known for certain.
CPG Health’s investigation, so far, suggests that the company that makes this test for Inverness is: ABON BIOPHARM (HANGZHOU) CO., LTD.
This test is made in China and packaged in the USA.
Inverness Medical also distributes the nationally marketed e.p.t. Pregnancy Test.
What other brands sell this exact same pregnancy test?
Inverness supplies the identical test to multiple brands:
- Walmart Equate One Step Pregnancy Test
- Accu-Clear Pregnancy Test (Accu-Clear is a registered trademark of SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH).
Learn more about the Rexall Pregnancy Test
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Other Pregnancy Test Reviews at CPG Health
If you’re still unsure about which pregnancy test to use, read some of our other pregnancy test reviews:
- First Response Gold Digital Pregnancy Test – Is it right for you?
- Family Wellness Early Result Pregnancy Test Review
- Assured Pregnancy Test Review
- First Response Pregnancy Test Review:Find Out 6 Days Early