Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test has been designed to offer you the easiest pregnancy testing experience, with the accuracy you expect from Clearblue – and result as fast as 1 minute1. Its revolutionary design came after extensive research with women and even won a Red Dot design award in 2012.
Over 99% Accurate
From the day you expect your period.
Easy to handle and more hygienic due to the longer, curved handle.
Extra wide tip
The wide colour change tip helps make sampling easier and changes colour from white to pink to let you know you've sampled correctly.
Clear plus (+) or minus (-) results
Easy to read plus (+) or minus (-) results, with a pregnant result as fast as 1 minute from the day you miss your period1.
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How to use Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test
Before you begin
Please always read the instruction leaflet carefully before doing a pregnancy test.
When ready to test, remove the pregnancy test stick from the foil wrapper and take off the blue cap. Use the test straightaway.
Doing the test
Simply hold the absorbent colour change tip in your urine stream, or in a sample of your urine collected in a clean dry container, for just 5 seconds.
The colour change tip will instantly turn pink showing that urine is being absorbed. Continue holding the colour change tip in the urine for the full 5 seconds.
Wait for 3 minutes
As the pregnancy test begins to work, you'll see blue lines start to develop.
Read your results
You can read your result in the result window.
A blue line must be present in the control window when you read your result. This line shows that the test has worked.
A ‘Pregnant’ result may appear in 1 minute when testing from the day you miss your period (which is the day after you expect your period). You should wait the full 3 minutes to confirm a ‘Not Pregnant’ result.
If no blue line appears in the control window within 10 minutes the test has not worked
It does not matter if one of the lines that make up the '+' symbol is lighter or darker than the other; the result is 'Pregnant'.
Read your result within 10 minutes of doing a test. Ignore any changes to your result after this time.
Frequently asked questions
⌛ How accurate is Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test?
Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test is more than 99% accurate in laboratory tests, when used from the day you expect your period.
⌛ How does Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test work?
When you are pregnant your body produces the pregnancy hormone hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotrophin). The amount of hCG in your body increases in the early stages of pregnancy. Clearblue Rapid Detection can detect tiny amounts of this hormone in your urine. (The sensitivity of this test is 25mIU/ml).
Can any medication or medical conditions affect the result?
- Always read the manufacturers’ instructions for any medication you are taking before conducting a test.
- Fertility drugs containing hCG can give misleading results (these fertility drugs are usually given by injection, and testing too soon after administration may give a false 'Pregnant' result).
- Other fertility therapies, painkillers and hormonal contraceptives (e.g. contraceptive pill) should not affect the result.
- If you have recently stopped using hormonal contraception or are using fertility therapies, your periods may be irregular, leading you to test too soon.
- If you have recently been pregnant (even if not carried to full term) you may get a false 'Pregnant' result.
- Ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts, menopause and some very rare medical conditions can give misleading results.
If you get unexpected results discuss them with your doctor.
I previously tested ‘Pregnant’ but have tested again and got a ‘Not Pregnant’ result, or my period has started. What does this mean?
Whilst Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test is over 99% accurate at detecting the pregnancy hormone from the day of the expected period, it’s possible to get a pregnant result and find out later that you’re not pregnant (i.e., you may later get a not pregnant result, or your period may start). This may be due to natural loss during the early stages of pregnancy, known as ‘early pregnancy loss’, which sadly is not uncommon, as around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in early pregnancy loss. If you do get unexpected results, ask your doctor for advice.
I have used the Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test but the colour change tip has not turned completely pink. What should I do?
If the colour change tip has not turned completely pink you may not have applied enough urine. However, if the blue line in the control window appears within 10 minutes of performing the test then the test has worked.
I have used the Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test but no blue line has appeared in the control window. What should I do?
If there is no blue line in the control window within 10 minutes of performing the test, then the test has not worked. This may be because:
- The colour change tip was not kept pointing downwards or the pregnancy test stick was not laid flat after urine was applied.
- Too much or too little urine was used. You must sample for 5 seconds.
What if I am unsure of my result?
For your result to be 'Pregnant' there must be a blue line in the control window and a '+' symbol in the result window within 10 minutes of performing the test. The appearance of the '+' symbol in the result window may vary, however, the lines that make up the '+' symbol and the line in the control window should be of a similar width (see pictures A-C).
This is more likely to occur when you are pregnant and you are testing more than a few days after your missed period as hCG levels are higher.
This is not unusual when you are pregnant and you are testing on or around the day you expect your period as hCG levels may still be relatively low.
Even if faint this still denotes a pregnant result.
- For your result to be 'Not Pregnant' there must be a blue line in the control window and a '-' (minus) symbol in the result window within 10 minutes of performing the test.
- If you are still unsure of your result, you should wait at least 3 days before testing again, taking care to follow the instructions.
My test says I’m not pregnant. What should I do?
You may not be pregnant, or the level of pregnancy hormone may not yet be high enough to be detected. Test again in 3 days’ time. If this test gives you a 'Not Pregnant' result and your period is late, see your doctor.
My test says I’m pregnant. What should I do?
If your test says you are pregnant you should see your doctor who can advise you on what steps you should take next.
When can I read the result?
A ‘Pregnant’ result may appear in as fast as 1 minute when testing from the day you miss your period (which is the day after you expect your period). Make sure a blue line is also present in the control window before reading your result. You must wait 3 minutes to confirm a ‘Not Pregnant’ result, or when testing before you expect your period. If no blue line appears in the control window within 10 minutes the test has not worked (refer to question 6).
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- A pregnant result may appear in 1 minute when testing from the day of the missed period. Wait 3 minutes to confirm a not pregnant result.