Home > News > Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards

Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift revolutionize adult entertainment?
Yes
  53.61%
No
  46.39%
Out of 97 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ 360 - Jan. 13-16, Los Angeles
Jun 12, 2012 9:15 AM PST    Text size: 

LUXEMBOURG — Manwin on Tuesday said it plans on adopting APHSS' performer testing standards, while also mandating that tests be no older than 15 days for all performers and third-party producers hired to create its content.

"Manwin supports the system put in place by the APHSS, while also moving beyond the standard industry practice of 30-day interval testing," the company said in a statement. "The APHSS has set forward a best practices guideline and system that allows performers, producers, and agents to create a controlled work environment.

"It includes consistent standards and guidelines for testing and treatment of adult performers, a secure database that ensures performer privacy and protects producer liability, protocol for performer support in the event of a positive HIV test result — including testing of first and second generation partners – as well as health and safety resources provided for producers and performers."

Adult performers commissioned for Manwin shoots will be mandated to have to provide health tests that are no older than 15 days starting on July 1.

Manwin said it will pay for all additional tests needed under these new rules in case a performer works for any of the company's brands multiple times in a 30-day period.

The company will require FDA approved tests from the clinics listed on the APHSS.org website, specifically the HIV-1 Aptima RNA Qualitive Assay. In addition, the company will require 15-day interval testing for performers.

Manwin said it expects producers, performers and agents to be in "full compliance with these new regulations, and looks forward to working with the FSC in setting the highest possible standards for the industry."

Separately, Manwin announced Tuesday that it has decided to provide Cutting Edge Testing with support.

Manwin said it purchased the Gen Probe Aptima machine for Cutting Edge Testing, a piece of equipment that performs the Aptima RNA Qualitive Assay.

“Aptima testing by Gen Probe has been available for many years, and is approved by the FDA for the diagnosis of acute HIV infection. At Cutting Edge Testing, we are now transitioning to the Aptima test for screening of HIV [infections] very shortly," said Dr. Peter Miao, who oversees the Cutting Edge Testing center.

 “This demonstrates Manwin’s concern for the health and safety of all the performers and the industry as a whole,” Miao said. “By their generous gift, we now can move ahead and perform the Aptima test in the very near future.”

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Mounting Breaches: Are You Paying Enough Attention to Internet Security?

For those of you who haven’t been paying attention to the news, there is an epidemic in the online world and it’s getting worse. Last month JPMorgan Chase announced that 76 million households... More »

Legal Reality: DMCA Takedown Notices, Requirements

Recently I have received a lot of requests from our readers regarding the requirements for a proper DMCA takedown notice. For those not familiar with a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown... More »

Legal Reality: Should You Have a Prenuptial Agreement?

Summertime has passed, and like every summer, the weather was beautiful and a whole lot of people got married. That’s a good thing, for as a friend of mine once told me, “Marriage is a sacred... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ANME Show

Jan 12 - Jan 13
Burbank, California

XBIZ 360

Jan 13 - Jan 16
Los Angeles, CA

XBIZ Awards

Jan 15 - Jan 15
Los Angeles, CA

QWEBEC Snow Gathering

Feb 20 - Feb 23
Quebec City, Canada
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!