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An adult film performer tested <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HEDAI0000088" title="HIV (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/diseases-illnesses/hiv-%28inactive%29-HEDAI0000088.topic">HIV</a> positive in August, prompting a temporary shutdown of adult film productions across Los Angeles. The weeklong shutdown was lifted after the performer, who previously tested positive for HIV, tested negative. Above, an <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HEDAI000003" title="HIV - AIDS" href="/topic/health/diseases-illnesses/hiv---aids-HEDAI000003.topic">AIDS</a> Healthcare Foundation protest in February. <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/porn-performer-tests-hiv-positive.html"><span class="center_label">Story</span></a>

( Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times )

An adult film performer tested HIV positive in August, prompting a temporary shutdown of adult film productions across Los Angeles. The weeklong shutdown was lifted after the performer, who previously tested positive for HIV, tested negative. Above, an AIDS Healthcare Foundation protest in February. Story

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