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/

Appointments are Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri 09:00–15:45 (by appointment only)


How to refer

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Referral methods: Email

Please complete referral form and send by or email.

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

e: uclh.fertilitylab@nhs.net


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