Meaning of Abbreviations in the Price List

US: ultrasound

hycosy: tubal patency test

spermiogram: semen test

STD: the testing of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

HBA test: hyaluronan binding assay

HaloSperm: information about the integrity of the DNA inside the sperm head

OciSperm: detection of reactive oxygen triads impairing semen

acrosome reaction test: testing the fusion of the acrosome in the sperm head with an egg

AIH: homologous insemination with husband's/partner's sperm

AID: heterologous insemination with donor's sperm

IVF: in vitro fertilization

ET: embryo transfer, i.e. implantation of the embryo

ICSI: intracytoplasmic sperm injection, i.e. the injection of a single sperm directly into a mature egg using micromanipulation techniques

AHA: assisted hatching, i.e. to assist the hatching of the embryo from the zona pellucida

SMART: fertilization of the mature egg by a sperm extracted from the testicular tissue during testicular biopsy

puncture: extraction of egg

FET: frozen embryo transfer

Blastocyst: an embryo that has developed for five days after fertilization and has 2 distinct cell types and a central cavity filled with fluid

cytology: cervical cancer screening

HPV: human papilloma virus

CTG: monitoring of both the fetal heart and the contractions of the uterus with the use of a cardiograph