Natural Killer Cell Testing

How are Natural Killer Cell tests done?

natural killer cell testsBlood NK cell testing involves a simple blood test

  • Uterine NK cell testing is done in a similar way to a cervical smear. A sample is taken from the lining of the womb.

How long do the results take?
The results should be available within 4 weeks. They are sent to you with a letter that explains the findings.
What do I do if I want to have the test(s)?

  • You will need to contact Lyn Bosman, North West Fertility, on 0151 702 4461. Pease ring between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday
  • An information leaflet will be sent to you
  • An appointment can be made for you to see the consultant

What will happen at my appointment?

  • You will attend the Hewitt Centre
  • You will have a consultation with Mr. Gazvani or a member of his team to take a medical history and discuss the tests with you

What happens if/when I have uterine sampling?

  • A urine pregnancy test will be carried out
  • You will have a transvaginal ultrasound scan (with empty bladder)
  • An endometrial sample will be taken
  • You should allow at least 90 minutes for your appointment

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