The human immunodeficiency virus or HIV does not cause alterations in fertility itself. However, serodiscordant couples, in which one partner is HIV-positive, will need assisted reproductive techniques in order to prevent the spread of the virus to the other partner or to the baby.
Does HIV cause infertility?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 12/02/2019
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)