Recommendations for reducing the risk of viral transmission during fertility treatment with the use of autologous gametes: a committee opinion.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Sexually transmitted infections are of major concern to reproductive specialists. Heading the list are human immunodeficiency virus types 1 and 2 and hepatitis B and C viruses. These pathogens, which may cause incurable chronic infections, can be transmitted through assisted reproductive technologies and from infected mothers to the fetus or newborn. This document replaces the document of the same name last published in 2013 (Fertil Steril 2013;99:340-6).

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Electronic address:, ; Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine,

Published Date

  • December 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 114 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1158 - 1164

PubMed ID

  • 33280723

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-5653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.09.133


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States