Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-558cb97cc8-24rpz Total loading time: 0.631 Render date: 2022-10-07T08:21:38.479Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "useRatesEcommerce": false, "displayNetworkTab": true, "displayNetworkMapGraph": true, "useSa": true } hasContentIssue true

Chapter 3 - Consumables for the IVF Laboratory

Production and Validation, Quality Control, and Bioassays

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 April 2021

Kersti Lundin
Affiliation:
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
Aisling Ahlström
Affiliation:
Livio Fertility Center, Gothenburg
Get access

Summary

Since the birth of Louise Brown in 1978, IVF has evolved from a research-based environment to an established and regulated clinical treatment with around 2 million treatment cycles performed annually worldwide.

Type
Chapter
Information
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

Bolton, VN, Hawes, SM, Taylor, CT, Parsons, JH. Development of spare human preimplantation embryos in vitro: an analysis of the correlations among gross morphology, cleavage rates, and development to the blastocyst. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf. 1989;6:3035.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Ray, BD, McDermott, A, Wardle, PG, et al. In vitro fertilization: fertilization failure due to toxic catheters. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf. 1987;4:5861.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Hinduja, I, Peter, J, Menezes, J. Instrument failure in in vitro fertilization: a case report. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf. 1985;2:108109.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Harper, J, Magli, MC, Lundin, K, Barratt, CLBrison, D. When and how should new technology be introduced into the IVF laboratory? Hum Reprod. 2012;27:303313.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Provoost, V, Tilleman, K, D’Angelo, A, et al. Beyond the dichotomy: a tool for distinguishing between experimental, innovative and established treatment. Hum Reprod. 2014;29:413417.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Hardarson, T, Bungum, M, Conaghan, J, et al. Noninferiority, randomized, controlled trial comparing embryo development using media developed for sequential or undisturbed culture in a time–lapse setup. Fertil Steril. 2015;104:14521459.e1–4.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Kleijkers, SH, Mantikou, E, Slappendel, E, et al. Influence of embryo culture medium (G5 and HTF) on pregnancy and perinatal outcome after IVF: a multicenter RCT. Hum Reprod. 2016;31:22192230.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Wale, PLGardner, DK. The effects of chemical and physical factors on mammalian embryo culture and their importance for the practice of assisted human reproduction. Hum Reprod Update. 2016;22:222.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Otsuki, J, Nagai, Y, Chiba, K. Peroxidation of mineral oil used in droplet culture is detrimental to fertilization and embryo development. Fertil Steril. 2007;88:741743.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Nijs, M, Franssen, K, Cox, A, Wissmann, D, Ruis, H, Ombelet, W. Reprotoxicity of intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization–embryo transfer disposables and products: a 4–year survey. Fertil Steril. 2009;92:527535.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Punt–van der Zalm, JP, Hendriks, JC, Westphal, JR, Kremer, JA, Teerenstra, S, Wetzels, AM. Toxicity testing of human assisted reproduction devices using the mouse embryo assay. Reprod Biomed Online. 2009;18:529535.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Ackerman, SB, Stokes, GL, Swanson, RJ, Taylor, SP, Fenwick, L. Toxicity testing for human in vitro fertilization programs. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf. 1985;2:132137.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Bavister, BD, Andrews, JC. A rapid sperm motility bioassay procedure for quality–control testing of water and culture media. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf1988;5:6775.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Gardner, DK, Reed, L, Linck, D, Sheehan, C, Lane, M. Quality control in human in vitro fertilization. Semin Reprod Med2005;23:319324.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Delaroche, L, Oger, P, Genauzeau, E. Embryotoxicity testing of IVF disposables: how do manufacturers test? Hum Reprod. 2020;35:283292.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Otsuki, J, Nagai, Y, Chiba, K. Damage of embryo development caused by peroxidized mineral oil and its association with albumin in culture. Fertil Steril. 2009;91:17451749.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Hughes, PM, Morbeck, DE, Hudson, SB, Fredrickson, JR, Walker, DL, Coddington, CC. Peroxides in mineral oil used for in vitro fertilization: defining limits of standard quality control assays. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2010;27:8792.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Khan, Z, Wolff, HS, Fredrickson, JR, Walker, DL, Daftary, GS, Morbeck, DE. Mouse strain and quality control testing: improved sensitivity of the mouse embryo assay with embryos from outbred mice. Fertil Steril. 2013;99:847854.e2.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Ainsworth, AJ, Fredrickson, JR, Morbeck, DE. Improved detection of mineral oil toxicity using an extended mouse embryo assay. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2017;34:391397.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Morbeck, DE, Paczkowski, M, Fredrickson, JR. Composition of protein supplements used for human embryo culture. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2014;31:17031711.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Dyrlund, TF, Kirkegaard, K, Poulsen, ET. Unconditioned commercial embryo culture media contain a large variety of non–declared proteins: a comprehensive proteomics analysis. Hum Reprod. 2014;29:24212430.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Fredrickson, J, Krisher, R, Morbeck, DE. The impact of the protein stabilizer octanoic acid on embryonic development and fetal growth in a murine model. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015;32:15171524.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Schiewe, MC, Schmidt, PM, Bush, M, Wildt, DE. Toxicity potential of absorbed–retained ethylene oxide residues in culture dishes on embryo development in vitro. J Anim Sci1985;60:16101618.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Harrison, KL, Sherrin, DA, Hawthorne, TA, Breen, TM, West, GA, Wilson, LM. Embryotoxicity of micropore filters used in liquid sterilization. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transf1990;7:347350.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Nagata, Y, Shirakawa, K. Setting standards for the levels of endotoxin in the embryo culture media of human in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Fertil Steril1996;65:614619.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Dubin, NH, Bornstein, DR, Gong, Y. Use of endotoxin as a positive (toxic) control in the mouse embryo assay. J Assist Reprod Genet1995;12:147152.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Lane, M, Gardner, DK. Differential regulation of mouse embryo development and viability by amino acids. J. Reprod. Fertil. 1997; 109:153164.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Janssens, R, Verheyen, G, Cortvrindt, R. A review of commercial MEA testing and plea for informative MEA certificates of analysis. Abstracts of the 10th Biennial Conference of Alpha, Scientists in Reproductive Medicine, 9–11 May 2014, Antalya, Turkey. Reprod Biomed Online. 2014;28(suppl 1) S2.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Save book to Kindle

To save this book to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Available formats
×

Save book to Dropbox

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

Available formats
×

Save book to Google Drive

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

Available formats
×