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Sperm Bank Comparison

Compare Sperm Banks and Learn What Sets Fairfax Cryobank Apart

Family matters most – that’s something we can all agree on.

Seeking out the best sperm donor banks is critical. After all, the stakes could not be higher. That’s why the team at Fairfax Cryobank has gone above and beyond to bring thousands of families across the US the latest in industry innovation – all delivered with a sensitive human touch.

When you start to compare sperm banks, you might find that some lack the scientific expertise, others the dedication to customer care, comfort, and satisfaction.

For the past three decades, we have provided cutting-edge technology to give our valued customer peace of mind. We have developed the most rigorous screening process of any of the country’s best donor banks. We have created fun, interactive methods of uncovering a donor that ticks all the boxes – health-wise, personality-wise, and even appearance-wise.

But most importantly, we have made family possible.

We hope you use the below chart to compare sperm banks and gain a better understanding of what truly sets us apart.

Last update: July 2020

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General information
Saturday Hours
Ship to Home or Doctor’s Office
Orders Placed and Shipped Same Day-Fees Free $80 Free
Local Client Pick Up at Lab Sites-Fees Free $60 $60
Full Time Dedicated Genetic Counselors
Graduate Level Education without higher prices
ART Vials Available
Instant online access to Donor Medical Status Donor Medical Status for all donors
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)
FedEx Tracking Information
Email of Invoices
Financing Options Available
Monthly Storage Fees $40 $47 $50
Online Forum / Sibling Registry
Donor Selection Services
Fairfax FaceMatch® Online Photo Matching Free
Free Childhood photo
Free Audio clip of donor
Search donors by Genetic Testing negative results by condition name or gene name
Online Chat Available
Donor Profile Silhouettes
Donor Selection Counseling under $75
Donors with Childhood Photos: >99%
Donor Adult (Lifetime) Photo
Donor Audio Interview
Option to preview and purchase new donors before offered to public (see Fairfax Club)
View donor profile information without having to set up an online account
Donor Screening (July 2020)
Medical Director is a Clinical Geneticist – MD with residency and 2+ years in medical genetics (meet our Medical Director)
Performs All Required FDA Testing of Donors
Chromosome Analysis on all available donors
New donors tested with an expanded panel of genetic conditions (280+)
Psychological Evaluations by PhD psychologist
Criminal Background check
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*
HTLV 1 & 2 NAT by PCR*
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) NAT by PCR*

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing (also called NAT for Nucleic Acid Testing) is a far more sensitive testing method which uses molecular genetic techniques to identify the presence of DNA of the infecting virus. Fairfax Cryobank makes more extensive use of this testing method than any other sperm bank.

Competitive Information Obtained from Company Websites.