Who can be an oocyte or sperm donor?

Oocyte donors are healthy young women who would selflessly like to help other women to become mothers. Most of them are professionals with a high I.Q. Others are university students.

Requirements are, to be between the ages of 18 and 35, hold a negative family record of genetically transmitted illnesses, normal karyotype, negative screening of genetic illnesses, negative comprehensive study of sexually transmitted illnesses (HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, Syphilis), normal reproduction system, mentally and physically healthy, medical history of fertility or adequate response to ovary stimulation treatment, and normal body mass.

Semen donors are young healthy males who donate their semen voluntarily in order for it to be used by couples who are undergoing assisted reproduction treatment.

Requirements are, to be between the ages of 18 and 35, psychophysically healthy, not to have any personal or hereditary illnesses which could be passed onto descendants, like diabetes or epilepsy, not to be infected or carry any hepatitis B antigens, hepatitis C antibodies, anti-AIDS ½ antibodies or syphilis, not to be a carrier of any kind of infections, posses a 4.5 times over the normal level of semen quality, and to have semen that can survive the freezing and defrosting process, as well as normal karyotype.


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