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Donor Medical Profiles and Donor Medical Status (Part II)

November 28, 2014

Blog written by Laboratory Staff JM Fairfax Cryobank also offers an online feature, Check Donor Medical Status, which can be used by anyone who purchased semen from us as well as doctor’s offices where the vials were shipped. It tells if a donor has been placed in a special classification because the Cryobank has learned […]

Donor Medical Profiles and Donor Medical Status (Part I)

November 24, 2014

Blog written by Laboratory Staff JM A client who uses anonymous donor sperm is likely to have questions down the road, for example “What if my donor is diagnosed with a medical condition after he stops donating?”, or “Does the Cryobank maintain contact with donors after they leave the donor program?”. Fairfax Cryobank recognizes the […]

What’s in my vial of donor semen? (Part II)

November 21, 2014

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Director Stephen H. Pool, Ph.D. Now that you understand the terms from the last post, let me explain how you use this information to understand the Fairfax Cryobank Specimen Quality Statement found on web site and in each sample shipment. Our specimen quality statement states that each IUI or ICI ready vial […]

What’s in my vial of donor semen? (Part I)

November 18, 2014

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Director Stephen H. Pool, Ph.D. I sometimes get questions related to semen and semen quality standards. Many sperm banks publish quality standards and although similar in some aspects, they are different in other areas. How do I understand what is in my vial of donor semen? First, one needs to understand the […]