Semen Analysis

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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: Email

Please complete the semen analysis referral form and semen cryopreservation referral forms (see Downloads) and send by email.

Make sure GP name and practice are clearly marked (please provide copy of referral to patient to take to appointment).


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