Easy to read: Easy-to-read +/-indicator. Easy to use: 1. Remove cap and place absorbent tip in urine stream for 5 seconds. 2. Lay test flat while developing. 3. Read results in 2 minutes. Read instructions on enclosed leaflet before use. **Testing before missed period? The E.p.tÂ® +/- pregnancy test can be used up to 4 days before your expected period, which is 5 days sooner than waiting until you miss your period to test. For best results it is recommended you test the day of your expected period. Levels of the pregnancy hormone vary greatly, which makes testing earlier less reliable. If you test early and get a negative result, the distributor of E.p.t.Â® recommends retesting on the day of your expected period. Clinical results with early pregnancy samples. Number of day before expected period: Percentage of pregnant women who got a "pregnant" result with E.p.t.Â®. -1 - 87%. -2 - 84%. -3 - 74%. -4 - 53%.