Skip to content

Announcements

WELCOME PREGNANT MOMS-TO-BE!!

Relevant Posts: Whooping Cough Vaccine in Pregnancy

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not yet pregnant click here to check out one of our other pregnancy communities.
Includes Expert Content
Confused
avatar
Crazypooh31 posted:
Pregnancy blood test sensitivity 25 mg International Units/mL but, I was told it was negative. I've read on other sites that that blood test 5,10,25, mI/mL is postive. I can't figure it out. Please help me understand
Reply
 
avatar
Robert O Atlas, MD responded:
So, the blood tests are sensitive. It depends on the type of testing in the lab. Most use less than 5 mIU/ml as the lower area. If you have an HCG less than that, typically it is considered negative.


Featuring Experts

Sarah McMoyler, RN, BSN and mother, is the founder of McMoyler Method. As a specialist in labor and delivery nursing for more than 20 years, McMoyler ...More

Helpful Tips

Health Check During Pregnancy: What You Should Know
Pregnancy is a natural process. However, there is a certain amount of care and attention that needs to be provided to a pregnant woman. A ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful