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Survey: pH Measurement in the IVF laboratory /True
Comment:Recent discussions in EmbryoMail have centred around the measurement of pH. Should you use a CO2 monitor or a pH meter? This survey seeks to canvass the current status of pH measurement in the IVF laboratory.

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1. The Question: Do you regularly measure the CO2 concentration in each CO2 incubator -Daily? -Results [n=46]
 
2. The Question: Do you regularly measure the CO2 concentration in each CO2 incubator -Weekly? -Results [n=37]
 
3. The Question: Do you regularly measure the CO2 concentration in each CO2 incubator -Monthly? -Results [n=32]
 
4. The Question: Do you regularly measure the CO2 concentration in each CO2 incubator -More than Monthly or Never? -Results [n=23]
 
5. The Question: Do you regularly measure the pH by pH meter in each CO2 incubator -Daily? -Results [n=36]
 
6. The Question: Do you regularly measure the pH by pH meter in each CO2 incubator -weekly? -Results [n=34]
 
7. The Question: Do you regularly measure the pH by pH meter in each CO2 incubator -Monthly? -Results [n=34]
 
8. The Question: Do you regularly measure the pH by pH meter in each CO2 incubator -Never or hardly ever. ? -Results [n=30]
 
9. The Question: Do you pre-mixed gas for you main embryology culture -Results [n=34]
 
10. The Question: Do you use any visual checks for pH eg. media with phenol red dyes? -Results [n=35]
 
11. The Question: If you work in an laboratory higher than sea level, do you adjust your CO2 concentration? -Results [n=21]
 
12. The Question: Do you use sequential media? -Results [n=35]
 
13. The Question: Do you use global media or other single stage media? -Results [n=35]
 
13. The Question: Are your incubators checked at least annually? -Results [n=37]
 
14. The Question: If yes does this include a CO2 check? -Results [n=33]
 
15. The Question: Lastly do you follow the manufacturers recommendations for CO2 concentration? -Results [n=35]
 
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