TITLE

THE PRICE OF SPERM: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT REGULATIONS SURROUNDING THE GAMETE DONATION INDUSTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Pietrzak, Anetta
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Law & Family Studies;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the artificial insemination process of the U.S. and the increase in severe congenital neutropenia which is a genetic blood disease with a risk of developing leukemia. A focus is on the prevalence of half-siblings, sperm donation industry and the economics of laissez-faire along with the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in regulating, screening the donors and their record-keeping. The current institutional policies and federal and state laws that regulate anonymous sperm donation and the need of reforms are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
76119370

 

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