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Result confirmation

My test was negative.

Just to be sure, I tested in my bedroom, I don’t know about room temperature but it was quite hot as every afternoon.

In addition the test device tip touched paper instructions before using it. The tip doesn’t have any protection where blood enters.

Can I be sure of my result?

Thank you, bye.

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Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK) Limited
 Work on 13th June 2017

Hi John222 The test will run correctly at any temperature above 2 degrees centigrade. The temperature details on the box are for long term storage. If the test is stored above 30 degrees for a number of weeks this will have the affect of lessening the shelf life. The test would need to have been stored at more than 45 degrees for at least a month before it would not function correctly. The tip touching the instructions would have no effect on the outcome of the test. I hope that I have answered your questions. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

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