Cuba develops pregnancy test
The kit, which is produced at the center, has been used since July and has been widely accepted by both doctors and patients, due to its high effectiveness.
Known as the reactive strip HerberFastLine Pregnancy, the kit tests a urine sample that must be the first in the morning to determine whether a woman is pregnant or not.
Used in family planning offices, the procedure was developed by a team of experts from the aforementioned center, the Faculty of Medical Sciences Dr. Faustino Pérez and local polyclinics.
Patented by the State Center for Drug Control (CECMED), the diagnostic kit uses Cuban-made biological reagents.
The method also allows detecting cysts and ectopic pregnancies, thus favoring the early prescription of effective medical treatments.