Test directory: Spermatozoa, presence or absence

Ordering Code559
Test NameSpermatozoa, presence or absence
AliasPost Vasectomy Semen Exam
Semen Analysis, Post Vasectomy
Preferred SpecimenSemen
Preferred ContainerSuitable plastic or polyethylene container free of preservatives or other chemical additives
Other Specimen/ContainerWide mouth screw cap glass container
Optimum VolumeEntire Specimen
Collection InstructionsKeep at room temperature
Record collection date and time on the requisition.
Handling InstructionsSpecimen 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 RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 1 Day
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection CriteriaNo collection date &/or time given,
Specimen not received on same day as collection,
Specimen contaminated with lubricating lotion,
Specimen received frozen
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyMicroscopic Examination

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Spermatozoa, presence or absenceALLSee report.