Usually, clinics disqualify candidates with HPV or herpes because they are viral infections likely to be passed to offspring and may compromise the safety of the procedure. Egg donor screenings generally include testing for STDs like HIV, syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
Can you be an egg donor with HPV (human papillomavirus infection) or herpes?
By Neus Ferrando Gilabert B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 10/18/2016
Neus Ferrando Gilabert
Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia (UV). Postgraduate Course in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH). Experience managing Embryology and Andrology Labs at Centro Médico Manzanera (Logroño, Spain).