Sperm Bank Comparison


Last update: June 2013

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General information      
American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)Accredited      
Online Forum / Sibling Registry      
Full Time Dedicated Genetic Counselors      
Graduate Level Education without higher prices      
Ship to Home or Doctor's Office      
Local Patient Pick Up at Lab Sites      
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)      
FedEx Tracking Information      
Email of Invoices      
No Extra Fee for Orders Placed and Shipped Same Day      
Financing Options Available      
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 Screening (June 2013)      
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 how many diseases 13 8 10
Irish Donor Testing for Tay Sachs Disease      
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) NAT by PCR      
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*