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Sperm Donor Cmv Positive
If I am doing IVF with icsi (a single sperm cell injected into an egg), would i then have to worry about the sperm donors CMV status if I am CMV neg?
If : If you desire to be a sperm donor you should contact the facility directly. The new hampshire fertility center apparently has offices in concord, lebanon, rochester and manchester. Toll free: 866-770-6138. Normally, sperm banks are looking for men 18 to 40 who are both physically and psychologically healthy. You need to have robust sperm (a high percentage of healthy sperm). The sperm are tested for hiv, hepatitis b & c, cytomegalovirus and syphilis fda regulations require a physical examination and an in depth medical history. ...Read more
Things to ponder: Respected sperm banks research the medical history of the donor and do some basic safety testing on the material, prepare it so it preserves its fertility, and monitors its use. "Mail order" sperm may be available on the net, but you would never know the source, fertility, or whether it would die in transit. You need to meet with your doc/OB and discuss your interests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sperm donor: This really depends on your country regulations. Also depending on how close the cousin is will determine if its a good idea. The closer genetically the greater the likelihood of genetic abnormality. You should really talk to a geneticist who can advise you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sperm donor qualitie: Basically, the individual shoud be of sound physical condition and should represent all of the qualities that you are looking for.................... ...Read more