|Title||Storage of cryopreserved reproductive tissues: evidence that cross-contamination of infectious agents is a negligible risk.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Pomeroy KO, Harris S, Conaghan J, Papadakis M, Centola G, Basuray R, Battaglia D|
|Pagination||1181 - 8|
|Keywords||Communicable Diseases, Cross Infection, Cryopreservation, Embryo, Mammalian, Humans, Reproduction, Reproductive Techniques, Assisted, Risk Factors, Semen, Specimen Handling, Tissue Preservation, United States, United States Food and Drug Administration|
A misconception in the field of reproductive medicine is that there is a significant risk of cross-contamination during gamete or embryo cryostorage. This article is a review of the available literature on animal models and human IVF and it suggests otherwise. There is a negligible risk of cross-contamination in IVF working conditions.
|Notify Library Reference ID||1277|