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Sexual Assault Sperm Assessment
Test Code: SANESPM
Synonyms/Keywords
SANE, sexual assault, sperm, sperm determination
Useful For
​Looking for the presence or absence of sperm, and sperm motility in presumed sexual assault cases.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Submit only one of the following specimens:​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Urine​ ​Sage cup ​Urine Tech Tube ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL
​Swab ​Tube ​Entire specimen
Collection Processing Instructions

Note: Test is only orderable at St. Clare's and Marshfield Medical Center's emergency departments.

Send urine or swab to the laboratory within 30 minutes of collection

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Urine ​Ambient ​< 30 minutes
​Swab ​Ambient ​< 30 minutes
Rejection Criteria
Specimens >30 minutes old 
​Specimens other than urine or swab
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time
​Marshfield ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours
​Diagnostic and Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours
Test Information
Test is only orderable at St. Clare's and St. Joseph's emergency departments.
Reference Range Information
Normal result = No sperm present
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
Synonyms/Keywords
SANE, sexual assault, sperm, sperm determination
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​SANE Sperm Assessment
​Cerner None​
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Submit only one of the following specimens:​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Urine​ ​Sage cup ​Urine Tech Tube ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL
​Swab ​Tube ​Entire specimen
Collection Processing Instructions

Note: Test is only orderable at St. Clare's and Marshfield Medical Center's emergency departments.

Send urine or swab to the laboratory within 30 minutes of collection

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Urine ​Ambient ​< 30 minutes
​Swab ​Ambient ​< 30 minutes
Rejection Criteria
Specimens >30 minutes old 
​Specimens other than urine or swab
Useful For
​Looking for the presence or absence of sperm, and sperm motility in presumed sexual assault cases.
Test Information
Test is only orderable at St. Clare's and St. Joseph's emergency departments.
Reference Range Information
Normal result = No sperm present
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time
​Marshfield ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours
​Diagnostic and Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.