About Us

Androcryos ensures that all fertility treatment and storage processes are handled in a professional, ethical and discreet manner.

Who We Are

Androcryos is a cryogenic depository specialising in the secure storage of human biological material associated with fertility treatment. We service medical fertility specialists, and facilitate scenarios where conventional conception is not an option.

Androcryos fortifies the medical fertility and infertility sector by offering a full-function sperm donor program alongside our andrology laboratory. Artificial insemination is performed on request from medical practitioners.

Our Philosophy

Androcryos guarantees that all fertility treatment and storage processes are handled in a professional, ethical and discreet manner. We ensure to never forget that our scientific method and technologies are here to serve all the women and men who need help in realising and safeguarding their dream of fostering a family.

Healthy, genetically sound babies remain the continual focus of everything we do. Our laboratory processes, equipment, procedures and ethical approach is maintained by a group of experienced professionals who have been active in the field for over sixty years.

Unavailable to previous generations, fertility treatment options have become an ongoing and inevitable part of our collective future. At Androcryos we strive to keep a keen eye on the latest relevant developments in science, technology, ethics, and policy implementation.

Our Past

Androcryos, previously trading as Cryobank, was established in 1984, and has maintained an ongoing record of ethical and professional practice. In South Africa we were the first to offer a sperm donor program alongside an andrology laboratory.

Our Future

Androcryos aims to be Africa’s premier cryogenic depository facility of human biological material associated with fertility processes.

What We Do

We collect, freeze and store sperm

We collect, freeze and store spermfor donor purposes, as well as pre-vasectomy, prechemo, and pre-fertility treatments for husbands who are out of town, or men who struggle to produce a specimen on demand.

We are a full-function andrology laboratory

We are a full-function andrology laboratory which includes sperm related laboratory testing (sperm analysis, sperm counts, and sperm wash); testis biopsy freezing & storage; and post coital, HIV, and paternity testing. We cryogenically store human sperm & embryos for the purpose of fertility treatments.

We perform artificial inseminations

We perform artificial inseminations for women requesting donor sperm, or couples struggling to fall pregnant.

We import

We import donor sperm, semen collection pouches, insemination catheters, embryo transfer catheters, and ICSI (Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) needles.

We export

We export donor sperm to private individuals and clinics on request.

Our Clients

At Androcryos we engage with five target groups within the fertility field:

  • sperm donor candidates
  • sperm preservation candidates
  • artificial insemination recipients
  • fertility testing

Services & Products

As an andrology laboratory we offer the following services:

  • artificial insemination
  • sperm donation
  • sperm-related tests & procedures
  • cryogenic freezing of sperm
  • cryogenic storage of human sperm & embryos
  • fertility related blood tests
  • chromosomal studies
  • the facilitation of medical examinations for sperm donors & insemination recipients
  • the provision of fertility treatment products

Please view our practitioners page for a more detailed list.

SERVICES

life@androcryos.co.za
Recipients engaging in fertility treatments, or seeking sperm donors. Men or couples interested in sperm preservation.

donate@thespermbank.co.za
Potential sperm donor candidates.

LABORATORY

Telephone: +27 11 484 2695

Fax Machine: +27 11 484 1130

STAFF

aw@androcryos.co.za

A.W. Loubser
Medical Technologist & CEO
082 651 0819

michele@androcryos.co.za

Michele Harper
Laboratory Technician
082 335 1905

petrus@androcryos.co.za

Petrus Loubser
General Manager & Accounts
083 609 7356

EMERGENCIES

Petrus Loubser 083 609 7356
A.W. Loubser 082 651 0819
Michele Harper – 082 335 1905

LOCATION

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
Ground Floor, 9 St David’s Park St David’s Place, PARKTOWN 2193
PO Box 1387, NORTHCLIFF 2115
Gautrain & Google Maps

BRANDING

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LINKS

Androcryos Sperm Donor Program
If you are between 18 & 30 years old, you might want to consider becoming a sperm donor.

Fertility Clinics & Services
It is always advisable to seek out fertility specialists when contemplating artificial reproductive treatments. This is a comprehensive list of services available in South Africa.

Confidential Tissue Donation
An article outlining the legal status in South Africa on tissue donation and confidentiality.

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