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Lab Test: Sperm Count, Infertility


Test

Sperm Count, Infertility

Lab

SPIELMAN LAB

Specimen

Sealable, Clean container. Collect at home and deliver the sample to the lab with one hour from the time of collection. If the ambient temperature is less that 70 degrees, the sample should remain relatively warm, e.g. be transported in a vest / shirt.

Outreach Notes

 

Special Instructions

Samples are accepted Tuesdays and Fridays between 8:00am and 12:00pm (noon) at Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center Laboratory. 1145 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212.  Please call SSCBC lab at 614-688-7298 to schedule your drop-off. 
 
Semen samples should be collected after a minimum of 48 hours but not longer than seven days of sexual abstinence.  Sperm ejaculates for analysis should be collected by masturbation whenever possible.

Turnaround

8 hours.

Ref Interval

Method: Manual method for count, motility, volume and miscellaneous comments.

Count: greater than 20 million.  Motility: greater than 50%. 

Morphology is a send out test to the Mayo laboratory.

 

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