Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 20

Viral Genealogy Conclusive: Positive Performer from December Moratorium Contracted Virus in Personal Life

The performer who tested positive for HIV during an industry-mandate screening appears to have contracted the virus in his or her personal life, doctors have concluded, after no other adult performers tested positive for HIV. The performer, who wishes to remain anonymous, received a confirmed positive for the virus on December 6, 2013 at an …

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Dec 10

Performer Testing Update #2

We spoke with the PASS testing facility doctors this morning, and want to issue an update on the current moratorium and testings. Currently, all people who have had at-risk contact with the positive performer have been retested with the RNA Aptima test. At this point, we are awaiting one final test result from a performer …

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Dec 08

An FAQ about STIs, Testing and Moratoriums

We’ve noticed that there is a lot of confusion, both in the media and within the industry about how the decision to call a moratorium is made, how the dates are determined and what protocols are in place to protect adult performers. HIV is a serious issue, and its important that we deal in facts, …

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Dec 07

PERFORMER TESTING UPDATE

On Friday, a performer who had worked in the adult industry tested positive for HIV during the mandated fourteen-day industry screening. Since then, there has been a lot of speculation about the performer — including a name — in both social media and on blogs, a fair amount of it unfounded and some of it …

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