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Worried 2020



I did a 4th gen test at 5 weeks

I have done a 4th gen test at 5 weeks, and 4 biosure tests 84 up to 91 days, then another 4th gen test at 14 weeks and finally a bio sure test at 19 weeks. My question is can I trust my biosure results as they are a second gen test and I’ve read there can be a 6 month window period with that test, I know you say 84 days but there is so much difference in opinion on the internet?

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 on 16th March 2020

I had a high risk exposure, I did a 4th generation test at 35 days and I've also done 4 biosure tests at 87, 92,96 and 101 days would you say that's a conclusive hiv status?
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Becky Smith, BioSURE UK LTD
 Work on 14th May 2020

Hi Worried 2020, The BioSURE HIV self test is second generation and has a window period of 12 weeks (84 days). Your result after 84 days is conclusive and there is no need to retest. Please do not believe everything you read on the internet, the BioSURE HIV self test has been through numerous studies and performance evaluations to assess the window period and conclusivity of results. I hope this information helps, if you have any other questions please feel free to leave them below. Kindest regards, Becky

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