Once the embryo transfer has been performed and the embryo has been deposited in the patient's uterus, the woman must wait at least 10-15 days to perform a pregnancy test. This pregnancy test can be performed through a blood or urine sample, since both procedures are based on measuring the beta hCG hormone, the pregnancy hormone.
If the woman performs the pregnancy test before the recommended date, she could obtain erroneous results. This period of time between the embryo transfer and the pregnancy test is known as two-week wait.
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By Alicia Francos Pérez M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Elena Martín Hidalgo M.D. (gynecologist), Manuel Aparicio Caballero M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Miguel Dolz Arroyo M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 02/18/2022