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22866 Semen Analysis

Semen Analysis
Test Code: SEMEN
Synonyms/Keywords
Semen analysis preserved sample
Test Components
Total volume, pH, color, viscosity, liquefaction rate, agglutination, WBC/hpf, RBC/hpf, motility, concentration, motion parameters (VSL, VCL, LIN, ALH), hypo-osmotic swelling, vitality stain, morphology (% Abnormal), and immature forms (#/100 sperm).​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Semen​ Sterile plastic container​ Sterile container​ 0.2 mL​
Collection Processing Instructions
Fresh semen specimen is required.
Recommended 3-5 days of abstinence.
Only accept specimen collections M-F.
 
1.  Marshfield Campus: Call Clinical Microscopic-Andrology section (ext. 16377) to schedule a collection.
2.  All other facilities: Call Clinical Microscopic-Andrology section (1-800-222-5835 ext. 16377 or 715-221-6377) to 
     obtain a collection kit and schedule the collection.
     a.  Collect specimens Monday-Friday: Sample must be received in Marshfield Lab before 1500 on Friday.
     b.  Specimen must arrive at the Marshfield Laboratory within 18 hours of collection.
     c.  Add transport buffer 30-60 minutes after specimen collection.
     d.  Notify Clinical Microscopic-Andrology testing personnel when the specimen is collected and going to be sent
          with the courier.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fresh semen Ambient 30 min.
​Preserved semen ​Ambient ​18 hours
Interference
Transport buffer utilized with semen transport kits prohibits reporting the following results: pH, Color, Viscosity, Liquefaction Rate.​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 week​ Manual, Computer Assisted Analysis​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ See interpretive report​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
89320​
Synonyms/Keywords
Semen analysis preserved sample
Test Components
Total volume, pH, color, viscosity, liquefaction rate, agglutination, WBC/hpf, RBC/hpf, motility, concentration, motion parameters (VSL, VCL, LIN, ALH), hypo-osmotic swelling, vitality stain, morphology (% Abnormal), and immature forms (#/100 sperm).​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Semen Analysis
​Cerner ​Semen Analysis Complete
​COM ​Semen Analysis
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Semen​ Sterile plastic container​ Sterile container​ 0.2 mL​
Collection Processing
Fresh semen specimen is required.
Recommended 3-5 days of abstinence.
Only accept specimen collections M-F.
 
1.  Marshfield Campus: Call Clinical Microscopic-Andrology section (ext. 16377) to schedule a collection.
2.  All other facilities: Call Clinical Microscopic-Andrology section (1-800-222-5835 ext. 16377 or 715-221-6377) to 
     obtain a collection kit and schedule the collection.
     a.  Collect specimens Monday-Friday: Sample must be received in Marshfield Lab before 1500 on Friday.
     b.  Specimen must arrive at the Marshfield Laboratory within 18 hours of collection.
     c.  Add transport buffer 30-60 minutes after specimen collection.
     d.  Notify Clinical Microscopic-Andrology testing personnel when the specimen is collected and going to be sent
          with the courier.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fresh semen Ambient 30 min.
​Preserved semen ​Ambient ​18 hours
Interference
Transport buffer utilized with semen transport kits prohibits reporting the following results: pH, Color, Viscosity, Liquefaction Rate.​
Test Components
Total volume, pH, color, viscosity, liquefaction rate, agglutination, WBC/hpf, RBC/hpf, motility, concentration, motion parameters (VSL, VCL, LIN, ALH), hypo-osmotic swelling, vitality stain, morphology (% Abnormal), and immature forms (#/100 sperm).​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ See interpretive report​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 week​ Manual, Computer Assisted Analysis​
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
89320​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.