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Tube removed after having ectopic pregnancy. TB PCR test advised. Is this test necessary?

My wife has undergone ectopic pregnecy surgery three years ago and her left tube has been removed. Now after that she never conceived and now her doctor has asked to undergo TB PCR test to check for the fertility problem. So my question is does this test is necessary and is it possible to have result of test is positive after going through ectopic pregnancy surgery? Regards
Asked On : Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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The TB_PCR test is done to detect any genital tuberculosis. It is not related to the surgery for ectopic pregnancy that she had earlier. In case of such genital infections, blocked tubes are likely cause of infertility.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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