Luteinizing hormone (LH) Rapid Test
The Luteinising Hormone Rapid Test is an instrument-free test. It uses the principle of the double anti-sandwich method. It is simple to perform, does not require any equipment, requires no professional training and is easy to interpret. The test is rapid and the results can be read in 3 minutes for urine testing. Highly sensitive, with a minimum detection of 25 mIU/ml, stable, can be stored at room temperature and is valid for up to 24 months.
Luteinising hormone(LH) isa har mone whose levelsvary cytlic ally with awaman’s menst ualcytle , and its tole isto stimulate the release of mature eg gs fromthe ovaries. Luvinising hormane(LH) is produced in smallamounts innormal wom en and increases sharply in the middle of the menstrual cytle, creating an LHspike that stimulatestherelease of the mature egg, ar ovulation, within the next 24-36houts.wmen are mostlikely to conceive within 1to3days of the LH peak therefore , testing the presence afLHin the urine can be used to pred iet the time af ovulationandcan effeetivelypred iect mhe time af conception.
far the qualntative measurementof luteinising hormane(LH)leeelsinhum anurine.
Operation steps and result interpretation
1. Posiive (r): Two purple-red bands appear.One is located in the detection area (T).and the other is located inthe quality controlarea (Q.TheT line is thicker than the C line , or the c and t lines are of equalintensity. Thisindicatesthatan LH peak has occutred and avulation is likely to occur within the next 24 to 36houts.
2. Neg ative(-): one ar twopurple-red b ands appear.Oneislocated in the testzone(T) and the otherinthe quabitycontrolzone(C), but the T line is fainter thanthe Cline or nol line is present.Thisindicates thatthe LH peak hasnotyet occurred andthat daiy testing needsto be continued .
3. Invalid : There is no purple-ted bandin the quality control area(CJ.n any case, it should be retested.