Requirements

Here’s what you need to begin your long-term storage with ReproTech.

 

Form Requirements

Below is a list of form requirements for each type of storage available at ReproTech. Please find the section on the type of storage you need for more information.

Forms for Embryo Storage

Complete online forms or contact ReproTech to obtain copies of the following forms to open an account and to authorize the transfer of your embryos.

  1. Registration – This form gives us information about the patients and identifies the method of payment of fees.
  2. Embryo Cryostorage Agreement – This form defines the terms and conditions of storage of cryopreserved embryos and the conditions for release of embryos from storage. We have different versions for patient couples and single patients.
  3. Specimen Transfer To ReproTech and Medical Data Release Authorization – This form obtains the patients’ consent for the release of medical data, as well as the consent to transfer the embryos to ReproTech for storage.
Forms for Sperm or Testicular Tissue Storage

Complete online forms or contact ReproTech to obtain copies of the following forms to open an account and to authorize the transfer of your semen or testicular tissue specimens.

  1. Registration – This form gives us information about the patient and identifies the method of payment of fees.
  2. Semen/Testicular Tissue Cryostorage Agreement – This form defines the terms and conditions of storage of cryopreserved semen or tissue and the conditions for release of specimens from storage.
  3. Specimen Transfer To ReproTech and Medical Data Release Authorization – This form obtains the patient’s consent for the release of medical data, as well as the consent to transfer the semen specimens to ReproTech for storage.
Forms for Oocyte or Ovarian Tissue Storage

Complete online forms or contact ReproTech to obtain copies of the following forms to open an account and to authorize the transfer of your oocytes or ovarian tissue.

  1. Registration – This form gives us information about the patients and identifies the method of payment of fees.
  2. Oocyte/Ovarian Tissue Cryostorage Agreement – This form defines the terms and conditions of storage of cryopreserved oocytes or tissue and the conditions for release of specimens from storage.
  3. Specimen Transfer To ReproTech and Medical Data Release Authorization – This form obtains the patient’s consent for the release of medical data, as well as the consent to transfer the oocytes or tissue to ReproTech for storage.

Testing Requirements

There are certain testing requirements that must be followed depending on the type of storage you will be using. Find the section that applies to you for a full list of these requirements.

Testing for Embryo Storage

Standard embryo storage fees are assessed when both client depositors (or gamete donors) have completed and are non-reactive for at least Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) testing. Embryos will be accepted without Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) or reactive testing and will be assessed Potentially Infectious storage fees.

We will accept embryos from patients who have tested reactive for one or more of the following: Anti-HIV 1 & 2, Hepatitis C – HCV, HTLV I & II, and Hepatitis B – HBsAg. Potentially Infectious storage fees will be assessed.

Embryos created with donor eggs or donor sperm will require additional testing and screening per FDA guidance.

Standards and/or Regulations require that patients complete the following serology/virology testing prior to release of embryos from storage with ReproTech for transfer back to a patient’s clinic for use: Hepatitis B – HBsAg, and Hepatitis C – Anti-HCV, in addition to Anti-HIV 1 & 2.

Testing for Sperm or Testicular Tissue Storage

Standard storage fees are assessed for individuals (or gamete donors) who have completed and are non-reactive for at least Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) testing. Sperm or Testicular Tissue specimens will be accepted without Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) or reactive testing at Potentially Infectious storage fees.

We will accept semen or tissue specimens from patients who have tested reactive for one or more of the following: Anti-HIV 1 & 2, Hepatitis C – HCV, HTLV I & II, and Hepatitis B – HBsAg. Potentially Infectious storage fees will be assessed.

Donor specimens require additional testing and screening per FDA guidance.

Standards and/or Regulations require that patients complete the following serology/virology testing prior to release of embryos from storage with ReproTech for transfer back to a patient’s clinic for use: Hepatitis B – HBsAg, and Hepatitis C – Anti-HCV, in addition to Anti-HIV 1 & 2.

Testing for Oocyte or Ovarian Tissue Storage

Standard storage fees are assessed when the client depositor has completed and is non-reactive for at least Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) testing. Oocytes or Ovarian Tissue will be accepted without Anti-HIV 1 & 2 (AIDS) or reactive testing and will be assessed Potentially Infectious storage fees.

We will accept oocytes or tissue from patients who have tested reactive for one or more of the following: Anti-HIV 1 & 2, Hepatitis C – HCV, HTLV I & II, and Hepatitis B – HBsAg. Potentially Infectious storage fees will be assessed.

Donor oocytes require additional testing and screening per FDA guidance.

Standards and/or Regulations require that patients complete the following serology/virology testing prior to release of specimens from ReproTech for transfer back to a patient’s clinic for use: Hepatitis B – HBsAg, and Hepatitis C – Anti-HCV, in addition to Anti-HIV 1 & 2.

Potentially Infectious Storage

ReproTech provides Potentially Infectious Storage services for patients who have tested reactive (or have a false reactive result) for any communicable disease, such as HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C or Syphilis. ReproTech can help you eliminate potential cross-contamination issues with this program.

Learn More About Potentially Infectious Storage