Donor Testing

New England Cryogenic Center performs an extensive range of tests on donated sperm, including:

  • Hepatitis B surface antigen
  • Hepatitis B core antibody
  • Gonorrhea (GC)
  • Syphilis
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV antibody)
  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Cystic fibrosis (please note that not all donors have been tested for the same number of CF mutations. Please call and speak with a New England Cryogenic Center customer representative to find out the specific number of mutations tested on your donor of choice)
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • HIV-1 and HIV-2
  • HTLV-1 and HTLV-2
  • B-thalassemia*
  • Tay-Sachs carrier screen*
  • Sickle cell carrier screen*
  • Hepatitus C virus
  • West Nile
  • Chagas
  • Nucleic Acid Testing: HIV I/II- HCV- HBV

* These tests are conducted on donors from specific ethnic groups.

PLEASE NOTE: New England Cryogenic Center donors are tested for communicable diseases and genetic conditions according to state and federal regulations at the time of donation. All testing is done by a reference laboratory using FDA approved tests for tissue donors. Certain tests may or may not have been done based on the time during which the donor was donating. Please contact a New England Cryogenic Center client service representative if you have questions regarding testing performed on a specific donor.

Request a Brochure

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Under "Brochure Type" please choose "Donor Catalog Brochure" if you would like to purchase Donor Specimens. Please choose "Sperm Banking Brochure" if you are interested in banking your own specimens.