How are Natural Killer Cell tests done?
Blood 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