Sperm Bank Comparison


Last update: January 2016

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General information      
Live Person Answers Every Call      
Saturday Hours      
Ship to Home or Doctor's Office      
Orders Placed and Shipped Same Day-Fees Free $60 $60
Local Client Pick Up at Lab Sites-Fees Free $75 $75-150
Full Time Dedicated Genetic Counselors      
Graduate Level Education without higher prices      
ART Vials Available      
Instant online access to Check Donor Medical Status      
Annual Donor Medical and Personal Updates Posted on Free Summary Profile       
Vial Buy-Back (Any unit bought at any time is eligible for a partial refund as long as it has not left our facility)      
Free 2 Year Storage with Purchase of 8+ Vials ($670 Value)      
FedEx Tracking Information      
Email of Invoices      
Financing Options Available      
Online Forum / Sibling Registry      
Donor Selection Services      
Fairfax FaceMatch® Online Photo Matching Free      
Free Donor Summary, Essay, Staff Impression, Medical Profile and Audio Clip (other banks offer some of these at no cost, but we offer all free.)      
Online Chat Available      
Donor Profile Silhouettes      
Donor Selection Counseling under $75      
Donors with Childhood Photos: >99%      
Donor Adult (Lifetime) Photo      
Donor Audio Interview      
Donor Audio Clip Free for All Donors      
Donor Screening (January 2016)      
Performs All Required FDA Testing of Donors      
Chromosome Analysis on all available donors      
Cystic Fibrosis Screening on all available donors      
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Screening- (Fairfax Cryobank initiated testing on all new donors 6/2008)      
Jewish Donors:  Current donors tested for panel of Jewish Diseases      
Irish Donor Testing for Tay Sachs Disease by Enzyme Analysis      
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) NAT by PCR* on Semen. Strains 16 and 18 known to cause cervical cancer.      
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 (HSV) NAT by PCR*      
HIV 2 NAT by PCR*      
HTLV 1 & 2 NAT by PCR*      
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) NAT by PCR*