investigation

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Usually include:

  • patient history, obstetric history and family history (1)
  • FBC
  • MSU
  • serological tests e.g. for syphilis
  • blood group and antibodies of patient and partner
  • chromosome analysis of patient and partner
  • HLA, SLE, antinuclear antibodies
  • screening for hypercoagulable states e.g. factor V Leiden mutation
  • glycosylated haemoglobin
  • biochemical screen - renal function
  • thyroid function tests
  • pelvic ultrasound scan - – to assess anatomical abnormalities of  the utereus (2)
  • hysteroscopy, hysterosalpingogram (1)

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Last reviewed 01/2018

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