Our Donors

Our donors are healthy women between 18 and 29 years old. Her egg donation is voluntary, anonymous and altruistic.
The process of choosing the donors is very rigorous. Generally, one in three candidates is accepted.
The selection protocol consists of the following steps:

PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY:

Interview and psychometric testing to rule out possible inadequate habits or psychiatric or psychological disorder.

GYNAECOLOGICAL VISIT:

Personal and family clinical history to rule out hereditary diseases.
  • Evaluation of phenotypic characteristics , personal and social habits.
  • The disclosure of the informed consent of the donor.
  • Confidential and internal photograph record for medical use.
  • Physical, genital and mammary exam with cervico-vaginal cytology.
  • Transvaginal ultrasound

FERTILITY EVALUATION:

Antral follicles count, measurement of Anti-Mullerian Hormone.

ADDITIONAL STUDIES:

  • Blood test:
    • Blood Group and RH
    • Complete blood count
    • Blood clotting
    • Seroteque
  • Genetic studies:
      • Blood Karyotype
      • CarrierMap Recombine: We studied more than 300 diseases we don’t accept donors with the following mutations:

    1. Adrenoleukodystrophy: X-Linked
    2. Alpha Thalassemia [ACOG]3. Sickle-Cell Anemia [ACOG]4. Spinal Muscular Atrophy: SMN1 Linked [ACMG]5. Beta Thalassemia
    6. Choroideremia
    8. Factor VIII Deficiency
    9. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
    10. Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
    11. Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: X-Linked
    12. Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia: X-Linked
    13. Chronic Granulomatous Disease: X-Linked
    14. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease with Deafness: X-Linked: GJB1 Related
    15. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease with Deafness: X-Linked: PRPS1 Related
    16. Fabry’s Disease
    17. Cystic Fibrosis
    18. Hemoglobinopathy: Hb C
    19. Hemoglobinopathy: Hb D
    20. Hemoglobinopathy: Hb E
    21. Hemoglobinopathy: Hb O
    22. SCID: X-Linked
    23. Myotubular Myopathy: X-Linked
    24. Emery-Dreifuss Myopathy: X-Linked
    25. Juvenile Retinoschisis: X-Linked
    26. Lowe Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome
    27. Alport Syndrome: X-linked
    28. Arts Syndrome
    29. Hunter Syndrome
    30. Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
    31. Fragile X Syndrome
    32. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: Complete
    33. Copper Transport Disorders
    34. Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss and Deafness: GJB2 Related

VITRIFICATION PROTOCOL

The oocytes are vitrificated by the method of CRYOTECH.

Following the protocol of desvitrification indicated by Dr. Kuwayama, we obtain near the 100% of survivors oocytes.

FENOTIPIC REPORT

Donor report to laboratory ordering our services.

The report contains:

      • Age
      • Phenotypic data
      • Race
      • Blood group and Rh
      • Hair colour
      • Eyes colour
      • Height
      • Blood analysis data and genetic studies
      • Vitrification of eggs technique