Anti-Mullarian hormone (AMH) is important fertility. It is produced by the follicles, the sac that contains the eggs. Levels of AMH is indictive of follicular growth, thus is useful for determining the remaining egg maturation potential (ovarian reserve) of a woman.
Every woman is born with around one million eggs (oocytes), which is reduced to around 500, 000 eggs by the end of childhood. Only a fraction of these eggs will mature and be released, as part of the menstrual cycle each month. AMH level declines over the lifetime of a woman and is usually undetectable after menopause.
AMH levels are useful for predicting fertility status and for predicting the onset of menopause. It can also be indicative of reproductive issues such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), where too many follicles mature each month, but no eggs are released. The excess follicles produce large amounts of AMH.
AMH levels can also be used to
- Predict the likelihood of success involving in vitro fertilization
- Diagnose premature ovarian failure
- Assess the risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)
AMH levels do not fluctuate during the menstrual cycle. As such, samples can be obtained anytime. Please ensure the samples are taken first thing in the morning and are returned to the lab the same day.
HOW IT WORKS
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Collect your sample.
Register and activate your test. Collect your sample first thing in the morning. Return your sample to our lab as soon as possible, using the prepaid envelope included in the kit.
Your sample will be tested as soon as it arrives in our lab. Your results will be available through our secure online platform.
Details and FAQs
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we usually get. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.
Activation links your test kit to your account. All test kits must be activated before samples are processed.
Please ensure that the sample is collected before 9am and returned immediately using the carrier method provided within the test kit. Each test includes a prepaid shipping envelope to return your samples to the laboratory.
Please do not collect or return samples on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Your samples are processed in the same labs used by primary care providers, hospitals and government schemes.
Therizon laboratories are CLIA approved and CAP-accredited, which are the highest levels of accreditation. Tests kits are manufactured within our ISO 17025 accredited facility, the highest level of accreditation for medical devices.