In the conventional IVF process, the egg is incubated together with the sperm in a laboratory dish with the optimal conditions for fertilization. The fastest sperm will be able to fertilize the egg by itself and give rise to an embryo.
By Alicia Francos Pérez M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Ana Mª Villaquirán Villalba M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 02/06/2020