Noninvasive embryo viability assessment by quantitation of human haptoglobin alpha 1 fragment in the in vitro fertilization culture medium An additional tool to increase success rate

Friday, February 27, 2015
The measurement of the haptoglobin a-1 fragment in human serum albumin–supplemented culture medium serves as an alternative to assess viability by the exclusion of embryos having low implantation potential.

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Precision of progesterone measures with the use of automated immunoassay analyzers and the impact on clinical decisions for in vitro fertilization

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Progesterone measurements by direct immunoassay can be imprecise, affectingmedical decisions during IVF. A validated progesterone standard used in daily immunoassays could attenuate errors in assay imprecision.

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Specificity and predictive value of circulating testosterone assessed by tandem mass spectrometry for the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome by the National Institutes of Health 1990 criteria

Monday, March 31, 2014
Extraction chromatography–radioimmunoassay and liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry measurements of testosterone have similar performance for differentiating polycystic ovary syndrome from controls; different cutoff values should be considered depending on the setting (e.g., clinical vs. general populations).

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Proteomic analysis and sperm physiopathology The two dimensional difference in gel electrophoresis approach

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Reflections on Hamada et al. "Two-Dimensional Differential In-Gel Electrophoresis-based proteomics of male gametes in relation to oxidative stress"

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