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Chance of not producing hiv antibodys by 12 weeks??

What’s the chance of not producing hiv antibodys by 12 weeks. I tested negative for hiv using the biosure test at 12 weeks however I heard that the antibody hiv test can be useless and some people don’t create detectable antibodys. Do I have to worry about this? Do people not create enough antibodys?

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Becky, BioSure UK Ltd
 Work on 27th January 2021

Hi HIV antibodys, It has been proven that by 12 weeks, 99.9% of people will have produced enough antibodies for the BioSURE HIV Self Test to accurately detect infection. This essentially means that 0.01% of individuals will not - this is an extremely low percentage of individuals. A negative result at 12 weeks is a good indication that you are not in that 0.01% and that your rate of antibody production is normal. Your negative result is conclusive and you do not need to retest. I hope this helps. Kindest regards, Becky.

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