OraQuick® Launches "Make Knowing Your Thing Today" Campaign to Promote the Importance of Knowing Your HIV Status

  OraQuick® Launches "Make Knowing Your Thing Today" Campaign to Promote the
                    Importance of Knowing Your HIV Status

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Helps Kick Off Awareness Campaign, Encouraging and
Inspiring Others to Share their Story About their Decision to Test for HIV

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2013

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OraSure Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ:OSUR), maker of the OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test, announced today the
launch of a nationwide awareness campaign to encourage everyone to learn their
HIV status. The campaign, "Make Knowing Your Thing Today" asks people across
the country to share their story about their decision to test for HIV.

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Earvin "Magic" Johnson has teamed with OraSure to kick off this campaign
today, sharing his story of knowing, and encouraging others to do the same.

The OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test is the first ever in-home rapid infectious
disease test made available directly to consumers. Launched in October 2012,
the test detects antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2 with an oral swab,
providing a confidential in-home testing option with results in as little as
20 minutes. It is available in most national drugstore and mass merchandiser
retail outlets nationwide and online at OraQuick.com.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Moritz
Zer0 to 5ive for OraSure Technologies
917-748-4006
jmoritz@0to5.com



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