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28 February 2011

Home fertility tests lack accuracy

Many at-home kits used to predict a baby's gender, a woman's fertility, or a man's sperm viability lack solid data to confirm their accuracy.

Many at-home kits used to predict a baby's gender, a woman's fertility, or a man's sperm viability lack solid data to confirm their accuracy, according to a new review of fertility and pregnancy tests.

The researchers analysed the medical literature, searched online, and spoke with manufacturers to assess the quality of evidence available for each product. They published their results online in Fertility and Sterility.

 
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