Donor Testing

A. Donor and Recipient Tests:

Both the oocyte donor and recipient will receive the following tests:

HIV (AIDS test), Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia, blood type and RH factor, current pap smear, as well as psychological assessment.

Egg Donors: Click here to learn more about the psychological interview

B. Recipient Only Tests:

In addition, the recipient will receive: a mock transfer (practice embryo transfer), a hysterosalpingogram or saline infusión sonogram, an endometrial biopsy, and testing to confirm immunity to Rubella (German Measles) and Varicella (Chicken Pox). The recipient’s husband will be required to have a semen analysis as well as STD blood testing.

C. Donor Only Tests

The egg donor will receive the following additional tests: Day 3 bloodwork and ultrasound to assess ovarian function (FSH , AMH and estrogen levels), and genetic testing

D. Consents

The egg recipient, her husband/partner, and the egg donor (and husband, if married) must sign consents to proceed with the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle .