In vitro fertilization (IVF)

 

Development of mouse fertilized eggs into blastocysts in vitro (Siva Tsang)


Services include:
  • Preparation of pseudopregnant surrogates
  • Superovulation of up to 4 donor females
  • Harvesting oocytes from the donor females
  • Harvesting epididymis from the male(s) and release the sperm, or
  • Thawing sperm from cryopreserved stock
  • Performing IVF
  • Washing the embryos according to the International Embryo Transfer Society Guideline to remove pathogens (if required)
  • Surgical transfer of all developed two-cell embryos into the surrogates

Fee: HKD 5,000 / session

Contacts:

Dr. Joanne CN Tam (email: tcnjoanne@ust.hk; tel: 2358 8609)

Dr. Siva WH Tsang (email: tsangwh@ust.hk; tel: 3469 2418)