Position statement on West Nile virus: a committee opinion

It is recommended that practitioners defer gamete donors who have confirmed or suspected West Nile virus infections.

Authors

Capsule: It is recommended that practitioners defer gamete donors who have confirmed or suspected West Nile virus infections. Authors: Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 105, Issue 5, Pages e9-e10

Abstract

Although there is currently no definitive evidence linking West Nile virus (WNV) transmission with reproductive cells, it is recommended that practitioners defer gamete donors who have confirmed or suspected WNV infections. This document replaces the previously published document of the same name, last published in 2012 (Fertil Steril 2012;98:e15-6).

Read the full text at: http://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(12)00584-5/fulltext