Talking about home testing for HIV

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Do I need this test?


I am thinking of taking the Biosure test to put my mind at ease. I believe 4 years ago, I may have been at risk of exposure. 4 weeks ago, I finally got the courage to take a home test, which was a 4th gen test, that was sent to a lab. The results were non reactive. I havent had any symptoms or any other exposures since. Should I take this test, or am I overthinking it and should trust the 4th gen test I recently took?

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Becky, BioSure UK Limited
 Work on 05th August 2021

Hi Need2Know, If your last possible exposure was those 4 years ago, any approved test now would be able to conclusively detect infection. You are welcome to do another test if it would help to put your mind at ease but your negative result with a 4th generation test concludes that no transmission occurred 4 years ago. I hope this helps. If you have any other questions please feel free to leave them below. Kindest regards, Becky

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