Genetic testing is an important tool in diagnosing infertility and identifying any underlying genetic causes that may be contributing to the condition. This type of testing involves analyzing a person's DNA to identify any genetic mutations or chromosomal abnormalities that may be affecting their fertility.
There are several different types of genetic tests that may be performed, depending on the suspected cause of infertility. Some of the most common tests include:
Karyotyping: This test looks at a person's chromosomes to identify any abnormalities or structural changes that may be affecting their fertility.
Genetic carrier screening: This test is used to identify whether a person carries any genetic mutations that may be passed on to their children and cause infertility.
Preimplantation genetic testing: This test involves analyzing the DNA of embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) to identify any genetic defects before the embryos are implanted in the uterus.
Single gene testing: This test is used to identify specific genetic mutations that may be causing infertility, such as mutations in the CFTR gene that can cause male infertility.
Chromosomal microarray analysis: This test is used to identify smaller changes in the chromosomes that may be contributing to infertility, such as deletions or duplications.
At Aashakiran IVF, we offer genetic testing as part of our comprehensive fertility evaluation. Our team of experts will work with you to determine whether genetic testing is necessary and which tests will be most beneficial in your case. We understand that infertility can be a difficult and complex issue, and we are committed to providing the highest level of care and support to our patients.