SPERM DONATION

Date: 17.11.2015

 To whom Sperm Donation is advised?

- To a couple in which female is fertile but her male partner have a very poor sperm (oligozoospermia) or no spermatozoons in his semen (azoospermia).
- When woman without of male partner wants to have a child.
- If male partner has ascertained microdeletion syndrome, also known as the azoospermia factor (AZF).
- In a case when there is a high risk of transmitting infectious disease to the child or to female partner from the male partner
- In a case when male partner has an incurable sexually transmitted disease such as HIV.
- If male partner has genetic diseases.

Sperm Donation - information about donors

All potential sperm donors should be physically and mentally healthy and have a high number of normal motile sperm in the ejaculate. To participate in the Sperm Donation program, every potential donor should be examined by:

- Andrologist-Urologist
- Medical geneticist
- Narcologist - psychiatrist

Besides, every potential sperm donor should be obligate examined for:

  • infections (syphilis, AIDS, hepatitis B and C, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, chlamydia)
  • microbiological and pap smears 
  • genetic tests (karyotype).

In those countries where the sperm donation is anonymous, the recipient cannot obtain personal information about potential donor. About 20 general criteria of a potential donor are available for the recipient, such as:

  • age
  • hair colour
  • eye colour
  • weight
  • height
  • blood type
  • Rh factor
  • education
  • hobbies and interests
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