The sperm donation process can be done at a fertility clinic or sperm bank. It can be used for IUI, or at-home artificial insemination or, less commonly, IVF.
Tag: sperm viability
In order to achieve a natural pregnancy, a minimum concentration of motile sperm is required. Likewise, there should be no obstruction of the Fallopian tubes and sexual intercourse should take place during the woman’s fertile days.
This test is performed when undergoing a seminogram in those cases where the number of immotile sperm is over 40%. It allows us to check whether sperm are dead or alive but immotile.
Annexin columns or MACS allow an improvement on sperm quality, since they enable the removal of pre-apoptotic spermatozoa thanks to a component on their outer membrane.