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As we prepare for website updates be sure to place any online orders by 03/27/19. Phone orders can be placed March 28 & 29. Unfortunately, we cannot take any orders on March 30 & 31. Normal business operations will resume by 12pm PST 04/01/19.

Sperm Storage

The reasons for freezing ones own sperm vary with the individual. Many men freeze and store their sperm for the following reasons:

  • Prior to Chemotherapy
  • Prior to Radiation Therapy
  • Prior to surgery that may effect the ejaculatory process
  • Prior to Vasectomy
  • Storage for couples when ovulation finds him out of town

***NOTE: Sperm storage requires a personal appointment with our office. We do not accept samples collected at a 3rd party location and shipped to our office. The only exception would be for samples currently in storage with another cryobank or fertility clinic.

In order to purchase storage, please enter our purchase center.

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Storage of Semen Specimens

Categories of frozen sperm are listed below along with the intended use and testing criteria:

Intimate Partner

These specimens are for reproductive use only by the donors sexually intimate partner.

Anonymous Donor

This category includes all anonymous sperm donors, such as the commercial donors that are offered through NW Cryobank. This group has the most intensive and restrictive testing and FDA compliance.

Required Testing

Intimate Partner

Client must submit to laboratory testing at the time of storage:

  • HIV Virus Antibody type 1 & 2, (HIV-1/HIV-2 Aby)
  • Hepatitis C Virus Antibody, (HCV Aby)
  • Human T-Lymphotrophic Virus type I/II, (HTLV I/II Aby)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, (HBsAg)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody, (HBCore Aby)
  • T. Pallidum Antibody for Syphilis, or RPR
  • HIV-1 RNA/Hepatitis C Virus RNA/Hepatitis B Virus RNA by Nucleic Acid Testing
  • (NAT), (HIV-1, HCV, HBV by NAT)
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis, urine test (Aptima) for Chlamydia
  • Neisseria Gonorrhoeae, urine test (Aptima) for Gonorrhea
  • CMV Antibody, total
  • CMV Antibody IgM (if total is positive)

We accept all diagnostic testing results performed by CLIA licensed laboratory facilities for this category of frozen specimens.

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous donors are tested for all required FDA regulated testing to include a 180-day quarantine period with re-testing requirements. For extra security, our donors are also screened for non-FDA required tests. To view testing performed on anonymous donors, please view our donor standards web page.