When you find blood during an urine test, further investigation is required to ascertain your true health status. Using a urine test is a quick and inexpensive way to check for blood in your urine, and is one of our test kit products that can be done in the privacy of your home.
Levels in urine
Abnormal values may indicative of
Further action required if low or high values are found in urine
Our urine test strip
An organic hydroperoxide oxidizes the indicator in the presence of hemoglobin and myoglobin.
The result is a change from light yellow through a range of blue colors.
A uniform blue color indicates the presence of myoglobin, hemoglobin and hemolized erythrocytes.
Scattered or compacted blue spots indicates intact erythrocytes.
To enhance accuracy, separate color scales are provided for hemoglobin and erythrocytes.
Positive results with this test is often seen urine from menstruating females.
It has been reported that urine of high specific gravity reduces sensitivity, while moderate to high levels of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) may inhibit color formation.
Sensitivity: 5 - 10 erythrocytes/ul urine
Active reagent: peroxide (8% w/w); o-tolidine (70% w/w).
How you benefit from our test strips
Our very affordable 10-in-1 test strips will check your urine for blood/hemoglobin, urobilinogen, glucose, ketones, protein, pH, nitrite, bilirubin, leucocytes as well as specific gravity. To view our test kit, and to purchase this very affordable test strips, please click here.
Each of these parameters are indicative of different health problems. For further information, please click the links below:
Our home test kits
|Urine test strips - testing for: |
:: Blood / Hemoglobin
:: Specific gravity
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Alcohol breathalyzer (disposable)
Ovulation tests (testing fertility periods or periods when you won't conceive)
|Malaria test kit - testing for:|
:: Plasmodium falciparum (Pf)
:: Plasmodium vivax (Pv)
:: Plasmodium ovale (Po)
:: Plasmodium malariae (Pm)
Prostate test (PSA test)
HIV test /Aids test (testing for HIV 1 and 2 antibodies)
Drug test (5-in-1 assay) testing for:
:: Cocaine (crack and cocaine derivatives)
:: THC (marijuana, weed, grass, hashish etc)
:: Amphetamines (speed, uppers, base)
:: Opiates (morphine, opium, heroin)
:: Methamphetamines (meth, ice, e, ecstasy)