Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What should be included in the initial immune evaluation for a patient that has suffered unexplained recurrent miscarriage?
Q: What should be included in the initial immune evaluation for a patient that is contemplating ivf or that has suffered failed IVF?
Q: When should laboratory tests be done?
Q: Who can order an immune evaluation?
Q: Who will interpret the laboratory results?
Q: If an immune problem is identified, when should medication be started and how long would it be continued?
Q: How does IVIg work?
Q: Why does RIA prefer prednisone to other forms of corticosteroid like dexamethasone?
Q: If a woman has had at least one successful pregnancy without immune treatment, does this mean that immune issues can be excluded?
Q: What is the cost of an immune evaluation for a patient with recurrent miscarriage?
Q: What is the cost of an imune evaluation for a patient contemplating IVF or who has suffered failed IVF?
Q: Does Reproductive Immunology Associates participate with any insurance company?
Q: Does health insurance pay for the laboratory tests and treatment?
Q: Is it necessary to go to Los Angeles to become a patient and/or receive treatment?
Q: How can I send my blood to RIA to be tested?