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He Looks Just Like Dad

June 28, 2017

‘He Looks Just Like Dad’ by Linda Kramer; People Magazine, 9.10.07 pp 111 to 112. Iraq war widows Maria Sutherland and Kathleen Carrol-Smith have beautiful healthy babies – despite the fact that both fathers at the time of conception had already died. Kathleen used Fairfax Cryobank to store her husband’s sperm before he was deployed. […]

Special Program: Active Duty Military receive the first year of storage free.

June 20, 2017

Special Program: Active Duty Military receive the first year of storage free. (Available at our Fairfax Cryobank facilities in Fairfax, Austin, Philadelphia, and Cryogenic Laboratories, Inc in Roseville, MN) Fairfax Cryobank, a Genetics & IVF Institute Cryobank, has been in operation since 1986 and has grown into one of the largest commercial anonymous donor sperm […]

Why consider cryopreservation of your own sperm?

June 15, 2017

Prior to cancer related therapies: Oncofertility Before you or someone you love begin any form of cancer treatment, consult with your doctor about the risks of sterility or infertility. Many common cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation may permanently affect your ability to father children. Sperm freezing prior to, or in the early […]

Rigorous Testing Standard

June 12, 2017

Infectious Disease Evaluation: Two techniques are used to detect infectious disease. Serological testing, the industry standard, looks for the presence of the body’s reaction (antibodies) to an infection. The other methodology, extensively utilized at Fairfax Cryobank is Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing (also called NAT for Nucleic acid Testing), a far more sensitive method which […]

No Sperm Bank Does More Testing

June 5, 2017

The screening process is intentionally designed to be rigorous and exclude any donor who does not meet every one of our high standards. Only 1% of donor applicants are accepted by Fairfax Cryobank. This long screening process involves an extensive health questionnaire; physical exam; medical, genetic and infectious disease testing; a thorough sperm quality evaluation […]