FAQ - Semen Analysis
The sample has to be collected with NO vaginal or oral secretions and cannot be collected with lubricant.
Keep the cup at body temperature (in between your legs) while you are driving to our office. The sample MUST arrive to the lab WITHIN ONE HOUR after collection.
** Make sure his name, his date of birth, your name and the date and time of collection are on the cup.
YES. You are more than welcome to obtain a sterile specimen cup from a local pharmacy (ask the pharmacist for a sterile specimen/urine cup) and collect at home or a local hotel and bring it to one of our offices. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT.
A semen analysis tests for:
- The number of sperm (sperm count)
- The shape of the sperm (morphology)
- The movement of the sperm (motility)
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