Donor applicants go through an extensive approval procedure according to applicable rules, the recommendations of the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the Clinic's internal standards.
The selection criteria in this procedure include:
- donor age
- assessment of risk behaviour
- donor interviews
- completion of questionnaires
- possibly review of medical records to determine the medical history of the donor applicant and his family
- a physical examination
- assessment by a specialist in human genetics
Sperm, blood and urine sampling with a view to testing sperm quality and for a wide range of infectious and genetic diseases
- hepatitis B
- hepatitis C
- chromosomal analysis
- cystic fibrosis
- blood type.
In addition, donors are tested and examined for infectious diseases on an ongoing basis during the entire donor period.