After formulation culture media are tested for quality control followed by sterilization by filtration and storing in sterile containers.
Batches accepted must fulfill these parameters:
|Natur ARTs PIG-Swim Up Medium|
|Sperm count (millions/mL) after swim-up*|
|fresh ejaculated pig spermatozoa||>1|
|frozen-thawed pig spermatozoa||>5|
*Following the instructions provided in MSDS. The rate can vary depending of the quality in the original seminal sample.
Sanitary rules are strictly followed during collection of oviductal and uterine fluids.
After collection and processing all samples are subjected to quality controls being accepted the samples within the following ranges:
|Natur ARTs-OF||Natur ARTs-UF|
|Sterility||No growth||No growth|
|Bovine Embryo Assay (BEA)||>80% cleavage rate||>25% blastocyst formation|
|Porcine Embryo Assay (PEA)||>70% cleavage rate||>20% blastocyst formation|