When the male partner has low sperm count or his sperm is of low quality, they need some other man who is willing to donate sperm which will fertilize with egg of the female partner to form an embryo. Donated sperm is accepted to couple where there is no possibility of retrieving sperm naturally or by surgical procedure fro a man. The donor sperms are used to either inseminate the woman (IUI) or to fertilize her egg for ICSI procedure.
For couple opting for donor sperms, semen from certified sperm bank is taken. These sperm samples are from fertile donor. Semen found to be normal according to WHO criteria. Required information in respect of the donor, such as blood group, height, age, educational qualification, colour of skin and eyes are matched with recipient. It is ensured that the sperm donor is free from any medical and genetic diseases. Semen sample will be cryopreserved for at least 6 months. Before cryopreservation and after 6 months, the semen donor will be tested for HIV, Hepatitis B and C and VDRL.
The confidentiality and anonymity of the sperm donor as well as the recipient is strictly maintained.