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Before you search for a self-test option, you may want to know....
The INSTI HIV Self-Test made by bioLytical Laboratories in British Columbia.
This is a screening test that is over 99% accurate and was approved and licensed by Health Canada in November 2020. The INSTI HIV self-test is currently the only self-test approved for use in Canada.
If you test positive (reactive result), it means that you likely have HIV but this needs to be confirmed with a laboratory-based confirmatory test. You will need to see your doctor or go to a health care provider for this confirmatory testing.
Yes, the test comes with instructions that are easy to follow. The test only takes a few minutes. This video will walk you through the process.
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