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Basic Infertility Screening

What is a Basic Infertility Evaluation? 

A basic infertility screening  (BIS) can help men and women learn about their fertility. The test performed for the BIS include: 


AMH – The anti-müllerian hormone test is used to measure the AMH in the blood to check a woman’s ovarian function and fertility. The hormone is produced by the reproductive tissues, in the ovaries in females. The amount present varies depending on the age of the woman. 


AFC – The antral follicle count is a test that measures the ovarian reserve. Antral follicle count is a transvaginal ultrasound study, performed in the early phase of your menstrual cycle, in which the provider visually counts the number of egg-containing follicles that are developing on both ovaries.


Semen Analysis - A semen analysis is used to determine whether a man might be infertile or unable to get a woman pregnant. The semen analysis consists of a series of tests that evaluate the quality and quantity of the sperm, as well as the semen, the fluid that contains them.

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