Talking about home testing for HIV

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Biosure question

I had a oral encounter with a male. I got worried after it as it was in protected and took a biosure test – well 3 of them at different intervals with the longest being 200 days after. My question is can I be totally sure? I read some of the replies to the questions and the answer that’s given is as long as your out with the test window your test is “conclusive” but when I look on the likes of the uk’s NHS websight, they just says it’s likely your don’t have hiv if the test is negative outside the window. I would like to know is it conclusive or likely ?

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Becky, BioSure UK Ltd
 Work on 14th September 2020

Hi Worrywart1, You have done the right thing in testing as although oral sex has a low risk of transmission, having unprotected sexual contact with someone of an unknown status there is always a risk. Any result using our test 12 weeks post exposure is conclusive and you do not need to retest. There is enough evidence to suggest that antibody production is great enough by 12 weeks for our self test to be able to accurately detect infection. I hope this information helps, if you have any other questions please feel free to leave them below. Kindest regards, Becky

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