We Treat Infertility Since 1989 using Clean Laboratory Protocol (CLP)
since 1989

Main Hospital

V. V. Road, Pattoor,
Thiruvananthapuram, 695035. Kerala, S.India.
Phone: +91-471-2451926 / 2474203

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Investigation of infertile couple

Diagnosis before Treatment : Detection of defects
Causes of Infertility

  • Male factor 30%. Female factor 30%. Combined factors 30%. Unexplained factors 10%.

Treatment is available for all the above factors including unidentified factors. Identifying the exact defects causing infertility is essential for treatment.

  • These tests, investigations and procedures can be done at the patient’s country fully or partially.
Remaining tests can be completed in Samad IVF. Recent or current report only is acceptable. Diagnosis is done after the couple (male & female) is subjected to the following procedures.
1. History (family & personal)
2. Body examination (male & female)
3. Routine blood examination for screening of HIV/ Liver disease/ other infection(male &female)
Basic investigation of Male
Investigation Purpose Duration
Quality of Semen Quality of Semen ½ day
Trial semen wash To know the retrievable sperm for future IVF ½ day
Semen: culture and sensitivity (Bacteriology study) To detect infection and treat it. 2 days for result
Chromosominal study If ICSI is indicated.  
Semen storage Routinely advised for IUI/ IVF/ICSI  
Counseling About investigation result and future treatment  
Semen taken after 2-7 days of sexual abstinence. Semen ejaculated by masturbation in special container at home, hotel or hospital. Convenient room available in the hospital.
The above procedures are done with one sample of semen.
Basic investigation of Female
One menstrual cycle (one month): From Day2 (D2) of the menses for one month is needed for observing/ checking the varying structural, functional and hormonal changes in uterus and ovary. For IVF treatment, next / another menstrual cycle is selected.
Investigation Purpose Duration
Hormone Estimation To study endocrine dysfunction and endocrine causes of infertility. Day 2 or Day 3 of Cycle
Baseline Ultra Sound Scanning (USS) -ovaries To see ovaries and uterus are normal. To rule out presence of cysts, uterine fibroids
and accessibity of ovaries for ovum pick up.
1 Day
Ovarian follicular study-USS To confirm ovulation from day 2 of cycle. about 12-20 days
Trial ET To anticipate and rectify any difficulty during actual embryo transfer 1 Day
Hysteroscopy & correction To see if uterine cavity is normal and to do any correction if needed. 1 Day
Endometrial biopsy To confirm normal ovulation and uterine function after ovulation after ovulation on 6 th or 7 th day after ovulation 1 Day
Vaginal Swab & Culture To rule out & treat any infection prior to OPU/ ET 1Day Result in 2days
Counseling To explain the procedure, complications, success rates and to clear any doubts of patients. 1 Hour

Facility for Investigation at SAMAD IVF

  • Full investigation of male and female infertility
  • Hormone estimation and biochemical tests
  • Andrology laboratory : semen analysis under WHO criteria
  • Diagnostic video laparoscopy and hysteroscopy
    (Surgical procedure for visualising female pelvis and uterine cavity for detection of abnormality and diagnosis.)
  • 3D/4D colour doppler sonography:
    Transabdominal and Transvaginal conventional and colour doppler pelvic sonography for infertility work-up, cycle monitoring, ovum aspiration, embryo transfer and antenatal screening.