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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is hpt taken on a kit one year old from the date of mfg, reliable? the kit mentions expiry date on 2015. please help

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It's fine: As long as the kit was not opened, it is reliable as you have not yet reached the expiration date on the package. Los of testing is done to see how long these tests are goo for, and generally the are good for several years after manufacture.

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