The aim of the current paper is to discuss prevention of infections in a public sector laboratory orientated assisted reproduction treatment setting. Alternative viewpoints on resource management, semen decontamination for the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1)
seropositive male and the subsequent choice of ART procedures, are addressed.
This paper was initially delivered at the Annual Congress of the Biological
Sciences Division of the South African Academy for Science and Art, ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Roodeplaat, Pretoria, South
Africa on 01 October 2010.