Semen Analysis - Fertility - Semen - Sperm
Viscosity, Volume, Sperm count, Motility, Morphology, pH, and Progression
Specimen Collection Requirements
Semen, entire sample, in a sterile plastic container.
Patient should collect a semen sample by masturbation following the laboratory's collection instructions. Sample must be received within 30 minutes of collection. Protect from temperature extremes by keeping container near body. Patient must complete the form and bring the form and sample to the designated location within 30 minutes of collection.
The entire sample should be collected into a sterile plastic container.
Entire sample must be submitted. Minimum of 1.0 mL required for complete technical analysis.
Specimen collected in condom, with lubricant or by withdrawal, exposure to temperature extremes, incompletely collected samples, delivery of specimen more than 2 hours post collection
Between 20°C - 40°C, 30 minutes. Some parameters are stable up to 2 hours (Volume, Count, Morphology)
By appointment, Mon - Fri from 0900-1330 Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center or Samaritan Albany General Hospital Laboratory
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Morphology: >14% Normal Forms (from Women's Health Clinic, Eugene OR).
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 08:14:59 AM