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Test accuracy at 81 days

I have a really bad case of anxiety and guilt. Earlier on this year I made a bad decision that seems to be haunting me till today (6 months later). I had a relatively low risk I believe. I waited for the 12 weeks to test but eventually tested at 81 days. Which was negative. How conclusive could this test be?

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Becky, BioSure UK Ltd
 Work on 13th July 2021

Hi there, Everybody makes bad decisions once in a while, you cannot change the past but you can take control. It is great that you have tested following a possible exposure. A negative result at 81 days is extremely reliable but would not be considered conclusive until 84 days post-exposure. Your result is very very unlikely to change, but I would recommend that you retest as by now you would be way outside of the window period and it may offer peace of mind. Kindest regards, Becky

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