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Complete Semen Analysis

TEST CODE: SA

TESTING AREA: Fertility Laboratory

TEST NAME & SYNONYMS: Semen Analysis or SA

DAYS TESTED: Monday thru Friday (No Holidays)

ANALAYTIC TIME: 1 hour,

By Appointment ONLY at OBGYN- La Crosse 3rd Floor Clinic, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., (608)-775-2306 or  (800) 362-9567 ext. 52306

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Specimen preferred: Semen collected on site at OBGYN- La Crosse 3rd floor Clinic. Following patient education instructions PE 001826 Semen Sample Collection or PE 002694 Semen Sample Collection with condom.

Stability: Sample must be received by Fertility lab staff Less than 60 minutes from collection.

Acceptable specimen: Semen collected at home and brought to OBGYN- La Crosse 3rd floor Clinic. Following patient education instructions PE 001826 Semen Sample Collection or PE 002694 Semen Sample Collection with condom.

Stability: Sample must be received by Fertility lab staff Less than 60 minutes from collection.

Volume: All of sample

Minimum Volume: All of sample with note if any sample was lost or spilled during collection.

Transport:

  • Keep sample cup upright.
  • Keep sample as close to body temperature as possible

                                Temperatures that are too hot or too cold can affect quality of the sample.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Abstinence 2 – 5 days.

REJECTED DUE TO:

  • Improper labeling of sample. 
  • Sample was not collected in special container or condom provided by OBGYN La Crosse or OBGYN Onalaska.
  • Sample is contaminated.

SPECIMEN RETENTION TIME: 2 hours after receipt by Fertility Lab

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