Table 5

Retesting prior to implementation of routine retest recommendation in Cornwall7

Test 1Negative (n=8876)Positive (n=613)Total (n=9489)
Number retestedTest 2 negative63870708
Test 2 positive36 (5.3%)7 (9.1%)43 (5.7%)
Total67477751
Proportion retested674/8876 (7.6%)77/613 (12.6%)751/9489 (7.9%)
  • Reanalysis of previously published data from Cornwall on reinfection and retesting in 2008–2009.