7 Standard Infertility Tests

mixed racial family with baby

The initial infertility evaluation always includes investigation on both partners.

For women:

  • Ovarian reserve testing to assess both egg quantity and quality
  • Blood markers, FSH-follicle stimulating hormone and AMH-anti-mullerian hormone
  • Pelvic ultrasound to look for the number of antral follicles
  • Evaluation of the uterus and the fallopian tubes [hysterosalpingogram (X-ray) to assess the uterine cavity for the presence of uterine myomas or endometrial polyps and to assess the patency (or opening) of fallopian tubes]

 

For men:

  • Semen analyzed for count, motility and morphology [structural integrity)]

For both:

  • Optional genetic testing
  • General health assessment, including a thyroid and infectious disease screening