A Basic Semen Analysis is a cost efficient way to know whether further evaluation is necessary. It is the analysis used by men that need to follow the effect of treatment (eg, after vasectomy or chemotherapy). provide a report. A Basic Semen Analysis consists of:
- Volume – a measure of the amount of seminal fluid
- Concentration – the number of sperm in a specified volume of ejaculate
- Total Count – the total number of sperm in the specimen
- Motility – how the sperm move. The test includes both the percent of motile sperm as well as a measure of how fast, and in what direction, they move.
Please review the Semen Specimen Requirements.