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Genetically caused fertility disorders

About 15% of couples of reproductive age have an unfulfilled desire for children, repeated miscarriages occur in about 3-5%. Causes can be genetic, gynecological, andrological, endocrinological, infectious and immunological. The goal of genetic testing is to obtain a cause and, if possible, a treatment option for the fertility disorder as well as information about possible risks of genetic disease in the children. 

Genetic causes of fertility disorders or early pregnancy loss are

  • Structural or numerical chromosomal alterations
  • AZF deletions
  • CBAVD, cystic fibrosis
  • Adrenogenital syndrome
  • FMR1 premutation in premature ovarian failure
  • Various monogenic fertility disorders
  • Syndromic disorders

Fertility gene panels

Extensive and updated daily: Our gene panels

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Genetic counselling

Make informed decisions. Read more about our genetic counselling at different locations in Ingelheim, Mainz and Worms.