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Study Faults Too-Early Home Pregnancy Tests

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Finds One Chance in 10 of False Negative

A negative result on a home pregnancy test can be misleading if it’s done very early, a government study finds.

In a study of 221 women, 10 percent of the negative readings of tests on the first day of a missed period turned out to be wrong, says a report in the Oct. 10 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association.