Retrograde Semen Analysis - LG6338


    
Epic Code:LAB90556Epic Name:Retrograde Semen Analysis
Synonyms:Sperm
Methodology:Macroscopic and microscopic analysis
CPT Code:89331
Test Includes:Liquefaction, viscosity, pH, volume, concentration, total number, motility, vitality, round cell concentration, and morphological interpretation of stained smear. Analysis of urine for present of sperm.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri and by appointment only; results are reported wtihin 5 business days.
Special Instructions:For further information, contact Diagnostic Andrology Laboratory at 612-672-4080; for patient scheduling contact 612-672-4072.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Semen and urine
Optimal Volume:Submit entire semen collection in one container and entire urine collection in second container.
Collection Instructions:Refer to collection procedure for sperm evaluation, semen analysis and instruction from lab.
Causes for Rejection:Specimen greater than 1 hour old. Unapproved container. Improper collection method.


Processing and Shipping

Test Performed at or Referral Lab (Diagnostic Andrology Laboratory)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Appearance

Grey-opalescent to opaque, initially viscous

Liquefaction

15-60 minutes

pH

Greater than or equal to 7.2

Volume

1.5 mL or greater

Concentration

15 million/mL or greater

Total Sperm number

39 million or greater

Total motility (non-progressive and progressive)

Greater than or equal to 40%

Progressive motility

Greater than or equal to 32%

Leukocyte concentration

Less than 2 million/mL

Vitality

58% or greater

WHO laboratory manual for the examination and processing of human semen-5th edition, 2010.

 

 

Use:Infertility studies, post vasectomy studies: diagnosis of azoospermia, oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia.


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