21 Jun '11, 2pm

Thomson Medical fined $20k for lapses in IVF mix-up

Thomson Medical Centre - was slapped with the maximum $20,000 fine on Tuesday over lapses in its assisted reproduction services. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM THOMSON Medical - formerly known as Thomson Medical Centre - was slapped with the maximum $20,000 fine on Tuesday over lapses in its assisted reproduction services. A representative of the company pleaded guilty on its behalf to failing to comply with directives to ensure that suitable practices were used to carry out such activities. As a result of the lapses on Jan 23 2010, an IVF mix-up occurred with the birth of a baby born last October, whose DNA did not match its father's. The court heard that the centre had processed two semen specimens at the same time, and failed to throw away disposable pipettes which are thin suction tubes used in a laboratory for handling small quantities of liquid. The Ministry of Health su...

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