As of February 1, 2023, incoming Xytex donors will undergo screening with Invitae’s Comprehensive Carrier Screen. This panel includes up to 569 genes, including the diseases recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG).  Genetic carrier testing has seen recent advancements over the past decade and offers vital information on hundreds of diseases. As carrier screening has evolved, the number of tested conditions. Read More

Xytex continues in its commitment to keeping women healthy during all stages of their lives, especially when making reproductive decisions.   Dr. Joan Diamond DNP, our in-house expert, was Johns Hopkins educated and has over 35 years of experience caring for women. We are pleased to announce that she will be attending the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) conference this week in Atlanta Georgia.   AWHONN is the leading. Read More

Like many women considering having a child, you’ve entertained the idea of using a sperm bank. Whether you’re intrigued or terrified (or maybe a mix of both!), there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding sperm banks, and subsequently a lot of potential mistakes you can make when selecting one.   Mistake 1: Neglecting to consider your own genetics While many people pursuing sperm donation are hesitant about the potential donor’s genetic makeup,. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA—October 19, 2018 A study published in ScienceNews in December 2017 uncovered how stress changes the genetic makeup of a male’s sperm. Although the discovery that stress could be passed from one generation to the next through the father’s sperm had previously been documented, this is the first time that researchers have been able to witness the way in which stress is transferred. This study, using mice, focused on the location. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA—October 15, 2018 Xytex is pleased to welcome Jamie Dokson MS, LCGC, to the team as our Genetics Counselor. Board certified in Genetic Counseling by the America Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC), Dokson brings 10 years of experience in Genetics and is licensed in 10 states. She holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University, a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from The Johns Hopkins University and is an adjunct professor. Read More

AUGUSTA, GA – October 12, 2018 Xytex honored its commitment to providing quality donor sperm by sending staff to Denver, Colo., for the 74th Annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress and Expo Oct. 6-10. This year’s theme was “Focus on the Next Generation.” Participants attended lectures, symposia and interactive sessions to learn about the latest in fertility technology and treatments in reproductive medicine. Xytex staff also joined panel and round. Read More

We’re excited to welcome the new! After months of anticipation, the new website offers appealing and engaging features that allow you to better control your fertility journey. Now it’s easier than ever to search for your perfect donor, find answers to questions you may have and locate useful resources to help you along your path to parenthood. We can’t wait for you to get to know our new arrival. For questions,. Read More

AUGUSTA, Ga. – August 15, 2016 – To help safeguard our service member’s future reproductive needs, Xytex will offer one year of free semen storage to first responders and active duty and reservists of all U.S. Military branches. Service members put themselves, including their reproductive health, at risk in their daily work. By taking advantage of this offer, their frozen sperm will be stored in liquid nitrogen and can remain viable for. Read More

Posted: February 4, 2016 Updated: May 12, 2016 The Zika Virus continues to be of great concern to those pregnant or trying to conceive, and individuals traveling outside of the United States. Xytex continues to stay abreast with areas who have reported active Zika Virus transmission to ensure we follow the precautionary and travel recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At Xytex we continue to take. Read More

**UPDATE** On October 20, 2015, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney dismissed all claims brought against Xytex Cryo International on March 31, 2015. The case was initiated by a Canadian couple which alleged misrepresentation of donor qualifications and credentials. Xytex remains committed to providing clients with excellent service and upholding the highest practices and standards in the industry. **ORIGINAL LETTER** Over the last 40 years, we have developed into an industry. Read More