Lab Assessment of Reproductive Function (RHHG5015)


Concentrates on the technology and interpretation of assay techniques. The appropriate use and pitfalls of various tests is covered in more detail than in other parts of the course. These include serum and urinary assays in the fields of endocrinology and immunology; dynamic endocrine testing; relevance of specific tests to the function of particular organs; testing of fertility (including semen analysis, cervical mucous and post-coital testing, and sperm antibodies); oocyte function and fertilisation; use of biopsies.

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3x4hr lectures


essay assignment (100%)

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