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RE: [IPk] Blood test preparation


Just wondered why not the first drop of blood?  We always use this and never have a problem.

Jackie Mum of Sasha age 8

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> Louis
> I rarely wash my hands before a test unless I know that they might be 
> particularly dirty, and I do 8 - 10 tests per day. If you are worried about 
> getting an infection from a test, the risk of this happening is very low 
> indeed. But for accuracy in the test, the best thing to do is to wipe away 
> the first drop and use the second for the test.
> Ken
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