Semen Analysis

Semen Analysis

A semen analysis evaluates the quantity of semen a man produces and determines the count and quality of sperm in the sample.

Semen analysis is commonly one of the first examinations performed to help determine whether a man has a trouble fathering a baby (infertility). Problem with the semen or sperm impacts more than one-third of the couples who are unable to have children.

Tests that may be done during a semen analysis include:

  • Volume
  • Liquefaction time
  • Sperm count
  • Sperm morphology
  • Sperm Motility
  • pH
  • White blood cell count
  • Fructose level

Reason to do it?

A semen analysis is done to determine whether:

  • The man has a reproductive problem that is inducing infertility.
  • vasectomy has been successful.