Why does Vitalab make their IVF patients wait 16-17 days past ER to do a beta hcg? A normal luteal phase is 14 days why wait another 3 days? If it is a failed cycle but the progesterone prevents bleeding then it gives the patient a lot of “false hope” that the cycle is infact a success.Friday, January 30th, 2009
Different clinics have different protocols with regards when to do the test.
- Bi-Week 30 answers kindly provided by Dr. Stephan Volschenk -