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 3 and 5 days prior to testing.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form

Referral methods: e-Referrals


Via e-Referral. Search for RMU Semen Analysis (found under Speciality: Gynaecology/Clinic Type: Infertility)

e: ucl-tr.ivf@nhs.netf
t: 020 3447 9354 (GP enquiries)
t: 020 3447 6550 (RMU coordinator)

Reproductive Medicine Unit
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing
Clinic 1
Lower Ground floor
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Appointments are Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri 09:00–15:45 (by appointment only). Please provide copy of referral to patient to take to appointment.

Whittington Health

Via e-Referral