SEMEN ANALYSIS TEST
You will provide
Semen / Sperm Sample
This test is for only
Sample needs to be supplied to the lab within half an hour of collection.
Refrain from any sexual intercourse for 2 to 5 days prior to the sample collection.
Sample is to be given 2 hours after the commencement of the meal.
What is Semen Analysis?
A semen analysis measures the mount and quality of the fluid released at the point of ejaculation. It evaluates both the liquid portion, known as semen and the microscopic moving cells referred to as sperms. It is carried out when a medical doctor thinks that a man or a couple might have fertility problem. It can as well be used to countsperms after a man has had a vasectomy.
Why is Semen Analysis carried out?
The incidence of infertility is growing unexpectedly these days and semen analysis is one of the preliminary test performed to examine couples with infertility.
If you have passed through a vasectomy, semen analysis is performed to see if the procedure has been successful.
INTERPRETING SEMEN ANALYSIS RESULTS
Volume- Decreased volume of semen would point out fewer sperms, which decreases the chances for successful fertilization.
Sperm count - Low sperm counts are related with impaired fertility. They may additionally be as a result of a problem in the production of sperms or a problem in the transport. The latter can be detected through radiological tests. Following vasectomy, the intention is to have no sperms detected in the semen sample
Problems in the motility and morphology of sperms may also impair the fertility
Transient reduction in sperm counts can also manifest in infections and a repeat sperm count after a course of antibiotics in recommended
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Q. How is the semen sample gathered for testing?
It must be gathered in a personal area following self stimulation. It should be transported to the lab within 30 mins of collection to avoid sample deterioration.
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