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How to deal with the different serum AMH kits in France in 2017?

08:00 EDT 27th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "How to deal with the different serum AMH kits in France in 2017?"

Serum AMH measurement became a key element in clinical practice, especially before using Assisted reproductive techniques (ART). However, many AMH kits exist giving different AMH results, leading to a confusion in their interpretation. Until recently, only manual ELISA kits existed (mainly Gen II Beckman, EIA/AMH Immunotech and two Anshlab kits) reporting non-interchangeable results. High and low AMH cut-off values, mainly useful to adapt therapeutics in ART, were different between kits. Since the end of 2014, the arrival of two automatic assays (Access Dxi Beckman and AMH Elecsys Roche) seems to improve the sensitivity and the reproducibility of AMH measurement. It could simplify the interpretation of AMH values and improve our clinical choices. This review synthetizes the main comparisons between the different AMH kits available in 2017 to help clinicians in their daily clinical practice.

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Name: Gynecologie, obstetrique, fertilite & senologie
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