Embryologist Geneticist |IVF
Tel: +30 210 6859000

Egg collection, sperm preparation and fertilization or ICSI

Sperm-microinjection
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When ovulation is about to occur, the laboratory team is mobilized for the egg collection and the start of the ivf treatment.

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Before egg collection, we ask the husband to produce semen by masturbation. The semen is taken to the laboratory. The spermatozoa are washed and diluted and the number, motility, normal & abnormal form and other parameters  are counted under a microscope. Several hours after egg collection, spermatozoa will be mixed with the fluid containing the egg. Hopefully, fertilization will take place within a few hours. It is not uncommon to find a problem with the sperm – which may be too few in number or too weak in other ways. If the number, motility or normal forms are low, we proceed to sperm micro injection (ICSI).

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