Talking about home testing for HIV

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South american




Hi. A few weeks ago I had a trip to UK and a friend bought 2 test to bring them to South America . I made both very out of window period and was negative. What are the odds that both are false negative being from same lot of production? Im concerned that the tests during the travel may have been afected by the temperature in the hold of the plane , and I dont know if they are less than 8 degrees or greater than 30 degrees. If the control line appears, nothing happen?
Thanks for your help.

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Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK)
 Work on 02nd May 2016

Dear South American The air travel should not have affected the test. They can be frozen and then thawed and they will still work. They can be kept above 45 degrees C for up to a week and will still work. The control line is there to show you that the test has worked. If you get a control line this means that the test result is valid. The chances of both tests being incorrect is very remote. I hope that this helps to put your mind at rest. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

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