- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 12, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Los Angeles porn production companies have announced they’ve suspended filming after an actor tested positive for HIV.

Wicked Pictures and Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times Tuesday that they stopped production as a precaution as soon as the positive test was revealed.

The actor was a patient of the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation, a San Fernando Valley clinic that caters to actors in the multibillion-dollar adult entertainment industry. The actor’s identity and gender have not been released.

Clinic spokeswoman Jennifer Miller told the Times that efforts are under way to notify individuals who may have had sexual contact with the actor.

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Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com

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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Two Los Angeles porn production companies have announced they have suspended filming after an actor tested positive for HIV.

Wicked Pictures and Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday that they stopped production as a precaution as soon as the postivie test was revealed.

The actor was a patient of the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation, a San Fernando Valley clinic that caters to actors in the multibillion-dollar adult entertainment industry. The actor’s identity and gender have not been released.

Clinic spokeswoman Jennifer Miller says efforts are under way to notify individuals who may have had sexual contact with the actor.

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Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com