Association of unexplained infertility with gonadotropin and ovarian antibodies.

@article{Shatavi2006AssociationOU,
  title={Association of unexplained infertility with gonadotropin and ovarian antibodies.},
  author={Seerin Viviane Shatavi and B. Llanes and Judith L. Luborsky},
  journal={American journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 5-6},
  pages={
          286-91
        }
}
PROBLEM To determine the prevalence and characteristics of gonadotropin autoantibodies (GAB) associated with unexplained infertility, and to assess the relationship between ovarian autoantibodies (OVAB) and GAB. METHOD OF STUDY Ovarian antibodies and GABs in sera of patients with unexplained infertility (n = 53) and a comparison (population) group from a blood bank (n = 40) were detected by immunoassay. Patients with unexplained infertility had either no prior gonadotropin treatment (n = 15… CONTINUE READING

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