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Safety lancet pin

I recently did the biosure test. The lancet was not in the pack with the blaster. The whole packet was closed but only the lancet was not in the foil packet with the testing device it was under the plastic bag. Could I have gotten hiv from the needle in the safety lancet? It didn’t click the first time, but it did click the second time I pressed on it. The lid was still on the safety lancet. I am scared. What is she possibility that there could have been blood on the needle in the lancet and that I got hiv from that? I am very scared. My finger bleed quite a lot after a did the test with the lancet. I bought it in south Africa at clicks store. I tested negative but now I am scared that I got hiv from that lancet. Is it possible that that one could not be put together correctly and that someone who has hiv used that needle. Please help.

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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Used on 16th September 2019

Hi needle prick. This is highly unusual due to our manufacturing process. There are no lose lancets in the production area and the pouches are produced in a different warehouse of ours which are then sent to our production line. For your own piece of mind it is not possible to get HIV from our lancets as they are single use so once they have been clicked cannot be reused. Could you please discuss this with me via email ( so that I can look into this with more information. I look forward to hearing from you and thank you for choosing BioSure. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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