The karyotype is the set of chromosomes of each individual. People have 23 chromosome pairs, 22 autosomes and 1 sex pair.
Karyotype analysis is becoming more and more common in fertility clinics to assess whether there is infertility due to genetic causes. The cost of this test is around 100-2000 dollars, although it may vary from one center to another.
Read the full article on: Genetic infertility: causes, diagnosis and treatment ( 42).
By Concha Leal Cariñena M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/26/2022