All in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs and clinics should have a plan to protect fresh and cryopreserved human tissue (embryos, oocytes, sperm) and to provide for continuation of patient care in the event of an emergency or natural disaster. This document was reviewed and affirmed by the Practice Committee in 2011. © 2012 American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Published by Elsevier Inc.
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