12:26 11th June 2019 | Cryopreservation
egg freezing cryopreservation egg harvest egg retrieval fertility pregnancy frozen eggs fertility drugs success rates infectious disease screening ovarian reserve blood tests follicles freezing thawing implantation vaginal bleeding unprotected sex ovarian stimulation HIV hepatitis syphilis embryo cryopreservation embryo freezng chemotherapy sperm donor
Unlike with fertilized egg freezing (embryo cryopreservation), egg freezing does not require sperm because the eggs are not fertilized before they are frozen.
05:00 14th March 2013 | HIV
HIV Infected Person Positive HIV Test Three Months Window Screening Ovum Donor Sperm Donor Embryo Transfer HIV Virus Window Period Treatment Cycle Vitrification IVF Clinics Cryopreservation
It may take up to three months (window period) for an HIV infected person to develop a positive HIV test. This means that even though an ovum donor may screen negative at the time of embryo transfer into a recipient, there could be a risk of transmitting the HIV virus because the donor could be within this “window period”. The egg, like the sperm does not get infected with the HIV virus. Sperm is transferred with other cells that could ...
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