Donor sperm, in combination with intrauterine insemination, is a common treatment for infertility. The main indication for using donor sperm is either absence of sperm in the male partner or severe sperm abnormalities (male infertility). Donor sperm may also be used in cases where a female patient does not have a male partner. Rarely, donor sperm is used because of genetic abnormalities in the male.
Learn more at the Center for Human Reproduction.