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Should I still be worried?

I stupidly had a one night stand with someone 2 years ago. after 2 years I came across this test and decided to take it. It came back negative. But I still have doubt in my mind and have ordered another test. Am I right still to be nervous? Any advise would be welcomed.

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Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited
 Work on 27th November 2017

Hi Still Worried Thanks for getting in touch. The outcome of your negative tests is reliable and conclusive. I don't think that you should be worried any more. I hope that this helps. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

Still Worried
 Used on 26th November 2017

I did a biosure test 3 weeks after unprotected sex with a male (I’m female) it came back negative. Now I know that that isn’t sufficient enough. But I was too scared to take another one. I have now plucked up the courage to take another one and it has now been just over 5 months since the encounter and I have had another negative test today! Does that mean I don’t have to worry about it anymore? Or could I be the 0.3%? Still worried

Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK)
 Work on 07th July 2016

Dear Jules Thanks for contacting us. The accuracy of the test has been independently verified a number of times, by a number of different organisations. A negative result from a test taken after the 3 month "window" period has passed (like yours), will be correct greater than 999 times in every 1,000. So it is very reliable, and most definitely NOT something you should be worried about. As you have already ordered another test, the chances of two negative results on the same person both being wrong is about 1 in a million. I hope that this helps to put your mind at ease. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

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