The Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy
 




Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 611
Gurnee, IL 60031
Telephone:
(847)782-0224

Email: bzager@msn.com

  

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LAB TEST REQUIREMENTS-SURROGATE MOTHER AND SPOUSE

 




Donor Panel- Female:


1. Hepatitis -
B Surface Antibody
B Surface Antigen
B Core Antibody
C Antibody



2. HIV1 and HIV2


3. HTLV-1


4. VDRL (Syphillis)


5. Herpes 21g (1gM needed of 1gc positive)


6. Blood Type and RH


7. Urine Drug Screen: Alcohol, Cocaine, Marijuana, Opiates


8. Cytomegalovirus 1gG (1gM if 1gG positive)


9. Toxoplasma 1gG (1gM if 1gG positive)


10. Rubella Virus Antibody



Cervical Culture done for the following tests:



11. DNA Probe for Gonorrhea


12. Chlamydia culture


13. Mycloplasma culture


14. Ureaplasma culture


15. Pap Smear



Spouse Panel:


1. Hepatitis -
  B Surface Antibody
B Surface Antigen
B Core Antibody
C Antibody



2. HIV1 and HIV2


3. VDRL (Syphillis)


4. Drug and Urine Screening

 

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