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Resources

At Care Fertility, we offer a range of resources to help you and your practice understand fertility management and ensure the correct test are required for patients.

When to refer a patient to Care Fertility?

Any age when there is a diagnosed ovulatory or seminal abnormality or past history suggestive of tubal disease, or another known risk factor for infertility. Otherwise, refer to the table below. 

  Female age 30 years Female age 30-35 years Female age 35-40 years Female age > 40 years
Male age is less than 5 years older than female After 24 months of trying to conceive After 12 months of trying to conceive After 9 months of trying to conceive As soon as possible
Male age is more than 5 years older than female After 12 months of trying to conceive After 9 months of trying to conceive After 6 months of trying to conceive As soon as possible

 

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Tests required before seeing a Care fertility doctor:

Female patients: 

  • Rubella serology
  • Hepatitis B serology
  • Hepatitis C serology
  • HIV serology
  • Varicella serology
  • Syphilis serology
  • TSH
  • Blood group and Ab screening

Male patients:

  • Semen analysis will be performed at Care Fertility in addition to at least one other sample at any laboratory separated by at least two months
  • HIV serology
  • Hepatitis B serology
  • Hepatitis C serology
  • Syphillis serology

Semen analysis form

Fertility research

The Care Fertility doctors update the blog with the latest in fertility research. If you have any questions about fertility research, contact Care Fertility who will put you in touch with the appropriate doctor. 

Dr Clare Boothroyd spoke at a webinar explaining the use of Gonadotropins in infertility management in PCOS women. Watch the webinar here.

Tests and treatments available at Care Fertility

Learn about our tests and treatments that we offer at Care Fertility.

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