Description: The Semen Analysis, Basic test may be used to diagnose infertility. The Semen Analysis, Basic test measures volume, liquification status, morphology, motility, sperm concentration, ph and viscosity. Turnaround time for the Semen Analysis, Basic test is typically 2-5 business days.
Requirements: The Semen Analysis, Basic test has very specific collection requirements. The patient should have between two and seven days of sexual abstinence before producing the specimen. This test requires a fresh specimen; therefore, this procedure is available only at sperm testing facilities. The World Health Organization experts (WHO) recommend that two ejaculates be evaluated initially. These samples should be collected at least seven days apart and not more than three months apart. If any of the major parameters are abnormal, additional ejaculates should be evaluated. Please note that while all lab locations are available for the Sperm Analysis test, the motility component of this test is only able to be calculated at specific regional lab locations. Please contact Request A Test for further information.