Ovarian Reserve Fertility Tests: Evaluation of Egg Quality and Quantity

Mainly female age is determinant while estimating the probability of conception because of the strong chance of egg quality. These types of tests are often referred to as tests of ovarian reserve. We will test these eggs and remaining in the ovaries. Generally speaking, women are born with their lifetime supply of eggs, and these slowly decrease in both quality and quantity.

“Ovarian Reserve” – reserve ovaries that are meant for storing. This test is done for measuring reproductive potential in women. It gives the number of” Quantity & Quality” of eggs. A woman’s age is an important marker. The ideal way to analyze this is through a blood test on day 2 or day 3 of menses.

These include:

  • FSH [Follicular Stimulating Hormone],
  • LH [Luteinizing Hormone]
  • Estradiol [E2]
  • Inhibin.
  • Anti-Mullerian Hormone
  • Through ultrasound imaging Antral Follicle Count [AFC]
  • 3D ultrasound and ovarian volume

Importance and Usefulness of Ovarian Reserve AMH Test

  • If you are considering other infertility treatment or IVF, low level of AMH could indicate potentially a poor response to IVF
  • You may suspect an ovarian tumor and if you have ovarian surgery & want to know that if it has affected for your future fertility.