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:: Bilirubin
:: Blood
:: Glucose
:: Ketones
:: Leukocytes
:: Nitrite
:: pH of urine
:: Specific gravity
:: Urobilinogen

Malaria information
:: Lifecycle of parasite
:: People at high risk
:: Prevention
:: Symptoms

HIV / Aids information

Ovulation and fertility

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:: Breast cancer

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Blood (hemoglobin) in urine

When you find blood or hemoglobin (haemoglobin) during a 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.

blood in urine, hemoglobin, haemoglobin

Normal blood range in urine

  • less than 3 ery/ul

Blood / hemoglobin (haemoglobin) measuring range

  • blood 5 - 250 ery/ul
  • hemoglobin (haemoglobin) 10 - 250 ery/ul

Blood cells / haemoglobin levels in urine

  • Detections of blood cells or hemoglobin (haemoglobin) in urine as it is of pathological significance

Abnormal blood / hemoglobin (haemoglobin) values may indicative of

  • Hematuria (haematuria) (blood in urine)
    • kidney and bladder calculi
    • damage to kidney or urinary tract
  • Hemaglobinuria (haemaglobinuria) (hemoglobin in urine)
    • breakdown of red blood cells
    • poisoning
  • Myoglobinuria
    • myocardial infarct
    • muscle damage

Further action required if low or high blood values are found in urine

Hemoglobin 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:
:: Glucose
:: Ketones
:: Blood / Hemoglobin
:: Protein
:: Nitrite
:: pH
:: Urobilinogen
:: Bilirubin
:: Leucocytes
:: Specific gravity

Breast Aware (breast examination pad)

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)

 

Information pages
Urine testing
:: Kidneys and their functions
:: Kidney function regulating body fluids
:: Bilirubin in urine
:: Blood in urine
:: Glucose in urine
:: Ketones in urine
:: Leukocytes in urine
:: Nitrite in urine
:: ph of urine
:: Protein in urine
:: Specific gravity of urine
:: Urobilinogen in urine
:: Parameters of urine test strips (dip sticks)

Drugs
:: Drug detection periods
:: Most common drugs
:: Drug slang words
:: How do drugs work
   ::: Amphetamines - speed, uppers
   ::: Cocaine - crack, nose candy
   ::: Methamphetamine - ecstasy, e, ice
   ::: Opiates - morphine, opium, heroin
   ::: Phencyclidine hydrochloride - pcp, angel dust
   ::: THC - cannabis, marijuana

Breast cancer
:: Description and function of the breasts
:: Diseases of the breast
:: Benign breast conditions
:: Malignant breast conditions
   ::: Types of breast cancer
   ::: Symptoms of breast cancer
:: Causes of breast cancer
:: Diagnosing breast cancer
:: Treatment of breast cancer
:: Living with breast cancer

Prostate health
:: Prostatism or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
:: Prostatitis
:: Prostate Cancer
   ::: Symptoms of Prostate Cancer
   ::: Cause of Prostate Cancer
   ::: Diagnosing Prostate Cancer
   ::: Treatment for Prostate Cancer
:: Living with Prostate Cancer
:: Depression
:: Erectile Dysfunction
:: Incontinence
Malaria
:: General information on malaria
:: Types of malaria
:: People at high risk of malaria infection
:: Lifecycle of the plasmodium parasite
:: Preventing malaria
   ::: Protective clothing
   ::: Insect repellent
   ::: Bed / sleeping mosquito nets
   ::: Room management
:: Diagnosing malaria
:: Symptoms of malaria infection
:: Anti-malarial drugs
   ::: Doxycycline
   ::: Mefloquine (Larium™)
   ::: Atovaquone and proguanil combination (Malarone™)
:: Testing for malaria
   ::: Home testing
   ::: Laboratory testing
   ::: Other tests that could be done
:: Consequences and outcome of malaria infection
:: Malaria in Southern and South Africa

HIV / Aids
:: General information
:: Symptoms
:: Facts and frequently asked questions
:: Spreading the virus
   ::: Kissing
   ::: Oral Sex
   ::: Vaginal Sex
   ::: Anal Sex
   ::: Condoms
   ::: Female condoms
   ::: Drug Use
   ::: Tattoos
:: Health care workers and you
:: "Rapid" home Aids Tests
:: Approved drugs and treatments
:: Schematic drawing of life cycle

Ovulation / Fertility
:: Fertility drugs
:: Ovulation calculator (period in which you are most likely to conceive)


 

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