The services provided in the
molecular laboratory section of this center are as follows:
1. Investigation of Y
chromosome deletions (AZFa, AZFb, AZFc).
2. Study of coagulation factors
(MTHFR, Factor V Leiden, Prothrombin).
3. Study of polymorphism of
infertility-related genes such as FSH and LH receptors, etc.
4. For cancer Real-time PCR markers.
5. Diagnosis of sex therapy by
examining the SRY gene.
The purpose of genetic counseling in the clinic of Yazd
Infertility Research and Treatment Center is not only to assess the risk of
possible abnormalities, but also the cause and how it is inherited, the use of
various tests to diagnose the abnormality and how to diagnose, approach and
treat the disease.
Who needs genetic counseling?
of a neonate born with a congenital genetic abnormality.
cases where there is a history of genetic disorder in the family.
women over 35 years old.
person known to be a carrier of a pathogenic gene (may not be sick himself or
show no symptoms but can pass the defective gene to the next generation) such
as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia ,and
cases where genetic abnormalities have been suggested by screening tests such
as alpha fetoprotein.
or couples belonging to an ethnic or racial group in which a specific inherited
disease is common.
with a history of recurrent miscarriages.
women who have been exposed to certain medications or radiation therapy or who
have a severe infection.
of specific diseases in the family such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes,