Private fertility tests in London
Fertility tests are like an MOT test and are incredible valuable in understanding your fertility. Some of the fertility tests, such as FSH, oestrogen, prolactin, progesterone and a semen analysis can be done by your local GP if you've been trying to conceive for 1-2 years. If you've been trying less than 1 year then your GP is unlikely to fund them and instead you can get them done privately using my lab in central London.
Some hormone tests such as anti-mullerian hormone (AMH - ovarian reserve) or and a semen DNA fragmentation test are seldom offered on the NHS. Most likely you'll need to have these fertility tests done privately, which can be done with myself at my fertility clinic in Wimpole Street, London.
A fertility MOT can offer a fertility specialist, such as myself, a valuable insight into how to improve your ability to conceive naturally by assessing a couples fertility and what treatment is needed to improve fertility potential. Fertility treatment can then be adjusted and tailor-made to your exact needs thereby helping your fertility problem and improve your chance of conceiving naturally.
At present I do not offer any ultrasound scans or pelvic ultrasound scans which are used to measure antral follicle counts.
There is no referral fee for current patients being treated by myself. For non-patients, there is a £50 referral fee. Book your fertility test today and learn more about your fertility.
Fertility tests for women
Pregnancy Test* - £47.50
A blood test to check hCG levels, which is more accurate than a home pregnancy test.
Antimullerian Hormone (AMH)* - £102
AMH is used to measure the number of eggs you have left and check your biological clock. The test is done via a blood analysis and can be done at any time in the menstrual cycle.
Follicle Stimulation Hormone (FSH) - day 2/3* - £42.50
An FSH test is a good indicator of how the follicles are responding and growing. It's best to get this test done on day 2 of a menstrual cycle.
Harmony Test* - £360
Testing for Down syndrome along with Edwards syndrome and Patau syndrome can be done from 10 weeks with a blood test called a Harmony prenatal test. This test checks for the risk of trisomy 21, 18, and 13 and has a high rate of accuracy with only a false-positive rate of less than 0.1%. It's also possible to check for Turner and Klinefelter syndromes. You can also select to know the gender of your baby, again from 10 weeks rather than the traditional 20 weeks. The Harmony prenatal test is not currently offered by the NHS and has to be taken privately.
Luteinising Hormone (LH)* - £42.50
Used to see if the pituitary gland is working correctly. LH helps with ovulation and maintaining the corpus luteum.
Oestrogen (oestradiol)* - £42.50
This test checks the main oestrogen hormone oestradiol (E2). Oestrogens are important in thickening the uterus lining.
Prolactin* - £42.50
High levels of the hormone prolactin can interfere with fertility. It's therefore useful to test this hormone and see if its a factor.
TSH* - £42.50
High levels of TSH can cause problems with fertility in women. It is recommended to measure them for optimial fertility.
Progesterone* - £42.50
Progesterone is often measured to see if ovulation has happened. The test is done via blood analysis around 7 days after ovulation.
DHEA* - £42.50
DHEA is a parent hormone that converts into testosterone and oestrogens, which can help with egg and sperm quality. Vegetarians tend to be lacking in DHEA.
Vitamins - £441
A blood test that checks levels of Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E.
STDs for Women - £108.50
Checks for HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea
Fertility tests for men
Testosterone* - £42.50
This test can be used by woman diagnosed with PCOS.
NK Cell Biopsy* - £399
Part of cutting edge fertility testing, this test checks the amount of Natural Killer cells in the uterus, which could affect implantation and miscarrying.
Semen Analysis* - £173.50
This is a general semen analysis that checks the number of sperm, its motility and morphology.
Sperm Aneuploidy and Semen Parameters* - £721
The sperm chromosome aneuploidy test may be recommended for men with severe male factor infertility.
Semen DNA Fragmentation* - £250
This test can be used if there is a history of reoccurring miscarriages and a chromosome analysis needs to be performed to check for any problems.
Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS)* - £200
There is now growing evidence to support a link between oxidative stress and male infertility.
Zinc in Semen* - £32
Zinc levels are very important for male semen quality.
Zika Virus* - £95
The Zika virus can stay in male semen for months after being infected, which can lead to birth defects.
*All tests are performed at a private lab in Wimpole Street, London. Additional tests are available upon request.