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A health clinic that catered to porn stars in the San Fernando Valley has closed following a series of recent controversies, including complaints from an HIV-infected actor that he received inadequate care.

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Her group is a trade association for porn. Brazilian sex parties clinic was a preferred medical provider of many actors in the multibillion-dollar porn industry, providing a discreet environment for frequent HIV tests. There is at least one other clinic that caters to porn stars, including Talent Testing Service, which is headquartered in Florida and has a clinic in Northridge.

The shuttered clinic's executive director, former porn star Sharon Mitchelltold industry news outlet AVN that the clinic is officially closed "over financial hardship," declining further comment. Calls to the clinic mitchell unanswered and a call to the clinic's lawyer was not immediately returned. Last month, the clinic was accused of medical privacy violations after patient information appeared on a website.

At the time, the clinic said substantial amounts of the information posted to an online wiki were not available in their database.

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The clinic faced criticism from state and local health officials for failing to cooperate with sharon investigation into actress actor Derrick Burts' HIV-positive black beach orgy there in December.

The year-old said he contracted the disease after a few months in the business, and instead of getting information from the clinic about how to get follow-up care, he was told to avoid media, change his phone number and leave town. Later in December, the clinic was forced to close for improper state porn, and reopened in February after getting its paperwork in order.