Test directory: Spermatozoa, presence or absence

Ordering Code 559
Test Name Spermatozoa, presence or absence
Alias Post Vasectomy Qualitative analysis
Vasectomy Reversal Qualitative analysis
Preferred Specimen Semen
Preferred Container Suitable plastic or polyethylene container free of preservatives or other chemical additives.
Other Specimen/Container Wide mouth screw cap glass container
Optimum Volume Entire Specimen
Collection Instructions Keep at room temperature
Record collection date and time on the requisition.
Handling Instructions Specimen should be kept at Room Temperature and should not be subjected to extreme temperatures. Specimen must be received at lab for testing on same day as collection.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen Stability Ambient: 1 Day
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection Criteria No collection date &/or time given, Specimen not received on same day as collection, Specimen contaminated with lubricating lotion, Specimen received frozen
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time 1 Day
Methodology Microscopic Examination

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Spermatozoa, presence or absence ALL See report.