Also known as: Sperm analysis; Sperm count; Seminal fluid analysis
Formal name: Semen Analysis
Related tests: Antisperm antibody test; FSH; LH; Testosterone; Prolactin
Why should I do it?
To learn about the health of your reproductive organs, particularly if your partner is having trouble becoming pregnant, or after a vasectomy to determine if the operation was successful
When should I do it?
When you think you might have a fertility problem or after you have had a vasectomy
What Kind of Sample is Needed?
A semen sample collected in a sterile, wide-mouth container provided by the lab
Test Preparation Needed?
Follow carefully instructions that are provided to you for sample collection.