Fertility Donor Screening

fetus_fertility_jan09.jpg Fertility clinics are beginning to stiffen their laws for donors. Fertility screening will now be done to check potential donors for mad cow disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The new laws will be taking place in the United Kingdom, as sperm, egg and embryo donors are quite common adn important to infertility treatments.
"Anyone who has undergone invasive neurosurgery or received human pituitary-derived growth hormone should also not be accepted as a donor. Those who have had a tissue transplant from the human eye or nervous system will also be rejected to cut down down the risk of passing on CJD."
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