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Last Updated: May 26, 2022 @ 11:14 pm

3641

Semen Analysis, Complete

Specimen:Collect:
  • Semen in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • Semen in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Time Sensitive
  • Abstain from sexual intercourse or masturbation for 72 hours, but no longer than 5 days prior to collection.
    Collect the specimen by masturbation and ejaculate into a clean plastic container provided by the laboratory.
    If masturbation is not possible, please consult your doctor.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Must be delivered to laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
    DO NOT USE A CONDOM.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
This test not performed at all locations contact Client Services at 800-700-6891 for possible locations.

CPT Codes:
  • 83986
  • 85810
  • 89320
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

SEMEN ANALYSIS COMMENTS:

CATEGORIES OF SPERM MOVEMENT:
Progressive motility (PM)-Spermatozoa moving actively, either linearly or in a large circle, regardless of speed.

Non-progressive motility(NM)-all other patterns of motility with an absence of progression, ex. (Swimming in small circles, the flagellar force hardly displacing the head, or when only a flagellar beat can be observed).

ROUND CELLS: Round cells are collectively epithelial cells, prostate cells, spermatogenic cells and leukocytes.

Sperm morphology classification is based on WHO laboratory manual, 5th edition.
Components:
  • 3650 - SPERM COUNT, QUANT
  • 3655 - TOTAL MOTILITY
  • 3652 - VIABILITY
  • 3656 - PM
  • 3665 - VISCOSITY
  • 3670 - VOLUME
  • 3675 - PH
  • 3680 - MORPHOLOGY
  • 3653 - ROUND CELLS
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