SEPARATION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE
THIS SEPARATION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE (the "Agreement") is entered into on this 14th day of
February, 2002 (the "Effective Date"), by and between OraSure Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the
"Company"), and Robert D. Thompson ("Executive").
WHEREAS, Executive is currently employed by the Company as its Chief Executive Officer pursuant to an
Employment Agreement dated September 29, 2000 ("Employment Agreement") and a Business Protection
Agreement dated January 12, 2000 ("Business Protection Agreement");
WHEREAS, the Employment Agreement and the Business Protection Agreement superseded all prior
understandings or agreements between the parties with respect to the subjects covered therein; and
WHEREAS, Executive desires to resign his employment effective January 31, 2002.
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of these premises and the mutual promises contained herein, and intending
to be legally bound hereby, the parties agree as follows:
1. Consideration. After execution of this Agreement and the passage of the seven-day revocation period
referenced in Section 7 below, the Company will provide the following consideration to Executive:
A. The Company will continue to pay Executive's salary until September 29, 2003 ("the severance period"), in
accordance with Section 6.5.2 of the Employment Agreement, provided, however, that if Executive fails to
comply with the Business Protection Agreement during the severance period, the Company's obligation to
continue Executive's salary shall end on the date of non-compliance. Subject to Section 3 hereof, the total amount
of severance to be paid is $456,922.94, less all applicable withholding taxes with respect to all compensation-
related benefits. The payments will be made in biweekly installments of $10,576.92 in accordance with the
Company's regular payroll practices.
B. Under COBRA, Executive is eligible for continuing coverage under the Company's health benefit plan for a
period of eighteen m