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Was it a legitimate test?

I recently bought your HIV self-test from Dischem here in South Africa and I received a negative result (8 months after exposure).
I however was reading on google that a CE marked test would have the code 0086 on it however I couldn’t find that code on the kit i used. Now I am worrying that the kit wasn’t a real biosure one! Are there strict protocols that are in place with your supply to Dischem? Im so scared that I bought a fake test.
Your help would be really appreciated because I really don’t want to test again…

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Becky, BioSure UK Ltd
 Work on 17th September 2021

Hi Worried20, The previous CE marking was '0086' but this has recently changed to '2797' because of Brexit. If your order was purchased from a Dischem store, you can be assured that your test is legitimate and accurate. Your negative result 8 months post exposure is accurate and conclusive which means that you do not need to retest. I hope this helps! Kindest regards, Becky

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