Semen Analysis: UCLH

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Aims to assess a man's sperm and semen to identify factors that may be influencing fertility. Reasons to request a test include:

  • investigate difficulties conceiving
  • determine fertility treatment suitability
  • confirm success of procedure (e.g. vasectomy)
  • assess effects of other procedures on fertility (e.g. post-chemotherapy, surgery)

Patient should ensure they have abstained from sexual intercourse/ejaculation for between three and five days prior to testing.

Appointments are Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri 9am-3.45pm (by appointment only).

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

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