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What should a sperm donor get tested for before they are able to donate?

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Dr. Linda Kondilis
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No Psych Evals

Most sperm donors are not required to do a psychological evaluation, including psychological testing.
This is required for egg donors.

In brief: No Psych Evals

Most sperm donors are not required to do a psychological evaluation, including psychological testing.
This is required for egg donors.
Dr. Linda Kondilis
Dr. Linda Kondilis
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Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Mainly STD's

Std screening usually includes hiv-1 and hiv-2 antibody, hepatitis b surface antigen, hepatitis b core antibody, hepatis c antibody, serologic test-syphillis, htlv-1 and htlv-2, CMV antibodies, test for gonorrhea and chlamydia.
In addition, blood type and rh status is also recommended. Quarantine of specimen is recommended for 6 months when std screening is repeated before released for donation.

In brief: Mainly STD's

Std screening usually includes hiv-1 and hiv-2 antibody, hepatitis b surface antigen, hepatitis b core antibody, hepatis c antibody, serologic test-syphillis, htlv-1 and htlv-2, CMV antibodies, test for gonorrhea and chlamydia.
In addition, blood type and rh status is also recommended. Quarantine of specimen is recommended for 6 months when std screening is repeated before released for donation.
Dr. Joseph Pena
Dr. Joseph Pena
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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: FDA regulated

Sperm donors are evaluated for health problems as well as tested for certain infectious diseases (such as hepatitis, hiv, .
..Etc). These tests are fda required before the sperm can be released to the recepient.

In brief: FDA regulated

Sperm donors are evaluated for health problems as well as tested for certain infectious diseases (such as hepatitis, hiv, .
..Etc). These tests are fda required before the sperm can be released to the recepient.
Dr. Victor Beshay
Dr. Victor Beshay
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