Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), Embryology, and Sperm Bank Records

This series documents fertility efforts undertaken through use of a sperm bank, embryology, and assisted reproductive technology (ART).




Emory Medical Laboratory Services

Retention Period

Retain 10 years beyond the date of final disposition or disposal of all specimens obtained during each patient's ART cycle.


42 CFR 493.1105; Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 111-8-10-.17

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: September 25, 2017