Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago ivf

Low Cost Fertility Screening

Cost effective testing of egg supply and sperm for couples and singles

We offer low cost fertility screening packages for those who want to know more about their fertility potential. Two fertility screening packages are offered that evaluate the sperm and the ovarian reserve (remaining egg supply). 

Over the last several decades there has been a continuing trend for women to delay their childbearing.  Many women now plan to delay starting a family until their mid to late 30’s which was very unusual several decades ago.

As a result of this delay, some women will have difficulty conceiving when they are finally ready to start a family due to either a low egg supply or low egg quality situation.

Ovarian reserve testing gives women insight about their egg supply for the future.  Ovarian reserve tests for the quantity of eggs remaining. Egg quality is a separate issue which is greatly affected by female age.


Basic Fertility Screening

Fertility Screening including AMH


Day 3 FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)

Day 3 FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)

Day 3 Estradiol

Day 3 Estradiol

Transvaginal ultrasound for antral follicle counts

Transvaginal ultrasound for antral follicle counts


AMH (anti-mullerian hormone)


Semen analysis

Semen analysis

Basic Fertility Screening Package

The basic fertility screening package includes two blood tests and a transvaginal ultrasound on the female partner and a semen analysis on the male. 

  • The blood tests include day 3 FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) and estradiol hormone levels. 
  • The ultrasound test counts the antral follicles in the ovaries as another gauge of the woman's ovarian reserve.
  • The total cost for the basic fertility screening package is $90.

Comprehensive Fertility Screening Package

Our more comprehensive fertility screening package includes all of the tests from the basic screening package and adds an anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) blood test.

  • AMH levels give us another way to estimatea woman's ovarian reserve
  • The total cost of the comprehensive fertility screening package is $110

The cost of either fertility screening package will be credited back toward fertility treatment done in the future at any of our 3 Chicago area offices.
  • Some women with diminished ovarian reserve indicated by this testing would decide to try to get pregnant sooner rather than later.
  • Some may decide to pursue fertility treatments
  • Some might choose to have some eggs frozen for fertility preservation for the future.

These fertility screening packages do not test for many of the causes of infertility. However, they give a basic understanding of the egg supply and the sperm situation.

A more complete evaluation for infertility is indicated for couples with a female under age 35 that have been trying to get pregnant for at least 12 months, or for couples with a female 35 or older that have been trying for at least 6 months.

4920 N. Central Ave
Suite 2C

Chicago, IL 60630

Phone: (773) 794-1818
Fax: (773) 794-1819

30 Tower Court
Suite F
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 662-1818
Fax: (847) 662-3001

820 E. Terra Cotta Ave (Rte 176)
Suite 118
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: (815) 356-1818
Fax: (815) 356-1866



I am so grateful for Advanced Fertility Center. I just had my son Leland. I want to thank Dr. Catenacci and all of the nurses that helped us. Especially Ashley in the Crystal Lake office. You made this process easier by being supportive and positive. Thank you very much!


Dr. Sherban and his staff are the most amazing, compassionate, and supportive people. After almost 5 years of trying to conceive, going through numerous tests and meeting with another clinic closer to home, who told me my chances even with IVF were still very low, a good friend recommended advanced fertility center of Chicago. Best decision we ever made! We now have 2 amazing children who are now 5 and 3 years old! I cannot stress enough how amazing this staff is, they make you feel like family!


Our experience was amazing with Dr. Cantanucci and all of the nurses (especially Ashley). After ttc for 4 years and at 41 years of age, we became pregnant after 1 round of IVF, and had our beautiful boy this past October. Can't thank them enough!


2/7/15 our son was born all thanks to the assistance of Dr. Sherbahn and his staff. Everyone was so helpful and here for all our questions, worries, etc. They want this for you just as much as you want this for you! Handled with pure professionalism and care from the very start! Thank you advanced fertility!