Infectious Disease Screening

Infectious Disease Screening Requirements

An infectious disease test will have to be done at one of the local diagnostic labs and the results of the screening tests will have to be at Ovation Fertility Austin before any procedure can be performed. These tests are required to be updated every 12 months.

These tests, listed below, include screening for certain communicable diseases.

Female Partners

  • Blood Type and Rh Factor
  • HIV 1 and 2
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HbSAg)
  • Hepatitis B Core Antibody (HepB CoreAb)
  • Hepatitis C Antibody (HCV antibody)
  • RPR (Syphilis)
  • Rubella (German measles)
  • Varicella (Chicken pox)

Males Partners

  • Blood Type and Rh Factor
  • HIV 1 and 2
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HbSAg)
  • Hepatitis B Core Antibody (HepB CoreAb)
  • Hepatitis C Antibody (HCV Antibody)
  • RPR (Syphilis)

For patients undergoing Third Party Reproduction (donor oocytes, donor sperm, gestational carriers), there are additional tests that are required by the FDA. These tests are performed at a special laboratory using FDA-approved. Your physician will provide you with the necessary paperwork to have these test done.