‘Egg Timer Test’ at Centre of New IVF Industry Conflict of Interest Claims

February 7, 2019

(Australian Broadcast Co) – The concerns surround a recent paper published in the Australian Journal of Primary Health that argues women from as young as their late 20s should be routinely screened for fertility — like they are for cervical cancer. The proposal is to use a test that measures anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), which is secreted by growing follicles (egg sacs) in a woman’s ovaries — the AMH test is also sometimes called the “egg timer” or “ovarian reserve” test.

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