Important Information about testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

You have been booked for a scene which involves sexual intercourse with a partner without a condom.
This means you need to have a STD test or do a STD test.

For female and male actors (hetero productions)

If you have a STD test, we accept tests which fulfill the following points:

  • The test is not older than 14 days and need to be done every 14 days again!
  • The test includes
    • Hepatitis B – Method: HBsAg  (Serological test)
    • Hepatitis C – Method:  Anti HCV  (Serological test)
    • Syphilis  – Anti Treponema pallidum or  TPHA or TPPA  (Serological test)
    • Syphilis – RPR  (Serological test)
    • HIV Anti HIV-1/2 + p24(t24) antigen (gen4), called also “HIV Combo”  –  (Serological test)
    • HIV-1  – Method: PCR
    • Chlamydia Trachomatis – Method: PCR
    • Neisseria Gonorrhoeae – Method: PCR

If you don’t have a STD test:

  • If you are in the Czech Republic please go to one of the testing centers mentioned at the end of this page.
  • Please test for
    • Hepatitis B – Method: HBsAg  (Serological test)
    • Hepatitis C – Method:  Anti HCV  (Serological test)
    • Syphilis  – Anti Treponema pallidum or  TPHA or TPPA  (Serological test)
    • Syphilis – RPR  (Serological test)
    • HIV Anti HIV-1/2 + p24(t24) antigen (gen4), called also “HIV Combo”  –  (Serological test)
    • HIV-1  – Method: PCR
    • Chlamydia Trachomatis – Method: PCR
    • Neisseria Gonorrhoeae – Method: PCR
  • The test needs to be repeated every 14 days!

Please be aware that some producers accept only tests from specific clinics! For CZ you should prefer Prevedig, for Hungary Talent Testing

For male actors (gay productions)

If you have a STD test, we accept tests which fulfill the following points:

  • The test is not older than 30 days
  • The test includes minimum results for HIV and Syphilis

If you dont have a STD test:

  • If you are in the Czech Republic please go to one of the testing centers mentioned at the end of this page.
  • We need at least HIV and Syphilis tests
Some productions will pay you full tests if you have an exclusive contract with them.
 
We recommend you to do more frequent tests and also cover more STDs. THESE FREE TESTS ARE NOT USABLE FOR YOUR WORK! They are anonymous!
More information for free STD tests in the Czech Republic: https://www.aids-pomoc.cz/
TEST CENTERS

Locations: https://www.prevedig.cz/kde-najdu-sve-odberove-misto.html

HIV + Syphilis costs 763 Kc = 30 EUR

Full test including HIV PCR test costs 3450 Kc = 135 EUR

Locations:
https://medicentrum.cz/venerologie-praha/

Full Tests (HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoe, Hepatitis A/B) cost 2000 Kc = 79 EUR

Location:
1036 Budapest, Lajos u. 74-76., 1. Floor
http://mikromikomed.hu/megkozelites-mikromikomed/

Full Tests (HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoe, Hepatitis A/B/C) cost 18500 Ft = 55 EUR

Price List: http://mikromikomed.hu/mikrobiologiai-vizsgalatok-arlistaja/

Test Times:
Monday – Friday 8:00 – 10:00

Location:
144 Vàci ùt, Budapest, 1138 off the Blue Metro Line 3 at the Forgách utca station

Full test. Same as TTS in the U.S., and in addition to throat swabs for all performers and anal swabs for female talent.

The price of the testing is 34,000 HUF = 105 Euro, and results will be back on the same day if performers test before 11:00 and the next day if they test after.

More information:
https://www.talenttestingservice.com

 

More informations: http://cuttingedgetesting.com

If you have any questions about sexually transmitted diseases

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) - Protect yourself against HIV

In some countries you might be eligible for Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), pills which are able to protect you from catching HIV.

More information: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prep.html

You can check if your country provides PrEP here: https://www.prepwatch.org/in-practice/country-updates/

Current Status as far as we know:

  • In 16 countries, PrEP is provided or reimbursed: Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Northern Ireland and Scotland within the UK.
  • In nine countries, generic PrEP is available in healthcare settings, but is not fully reimbursed: Armenia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Israel, Italy, Malta, Poland and Switzerland.
  • In five countries, PrEP is only available through pilot, research or demonstration projects: Georgia, Greece, Slovenia, Ukraine, and England and Wales within the UK.
  • There is no formal implementation of PrEP in numerous other countries in central Europe, the Baltic states, the Balkans and central Asia, nor in Russia or Turkey.