Long culture consists of keeping the embryos in the laboratory until day 5 or 6 of development, by which time they should have reached the blastocyst stage.
This culture of the embryos can be carried out using a single medium where the embryos develop to the blastocyst stage. Another option would be to carry out a sequence culture, in which the embryos are changed of culture medium on day 3 of development.
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By Alicia Francos Pérez M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Carolina Andrés Santé B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Cristina Duque Royo M.Sc., Ph.D. (senior clinical embryologist), José Luis de Pablo B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (senior clinical embryologist), Laura Molina Sotomayor (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Miguel Angel Checa Vizcaino M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 03/14/2022