The donors at Ovobank are girls between 18 and 33 years, which enjoy of a good health both physically and psychologically and they are subjected to exhaustive gynecological, serologic and genetic exams. Only 34% of the donor candidates end up being declared eligible after these tests. 73% of the candidates are discarded for medical reasons (such as family history of diseases such as epilepsy or thalassemia, etc.).
Genetic Test Compatibility or Genetic Matching compares the genetic information of the donor and the partner of the recipient woman in order to avoid the transmission of genetic diseases autosomal recessive. This information will be compared selecting the suitable donor, in such a way that patient and donor do not share mutations in the same gene.
The Law 14/2006, of 26 May, on human assisted reproduction techniques establishes that the donation must be anonymous, voluntary, informed and unpaid.