Semen, Sperm Cryopreservation and Thaw with Morphology

Order Code:LAB90562Order Name:Thaw Cryo Sperm-Semen w/Analysis
Synonyms:Sperm Cryopreservation
CPT Codes: 89353 x1, 89260 x1
Test Includes:Screening semen analysis, volume, concentration, motility, and general condition. Test freeze sample will be thawed and percent motility determined.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri, 0730-1300; results are reported within 7 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen is cryopreserved to retain reproductive potential after any medical treatment that may reduce fertility such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery. Specimens will be cryopreserved either in samples of greater than 20 million sperm that may be used for intrauterine insemination or in smaller samples that may be used for in vitro fertilization. In either case, a test vial is cryopreserved and thawed to evaluate the sample for future use. For further information, contact Diagnostic Andrology Laboratory at 612-672-4080; for patient scheduling contact 612-672-4072.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection.
Container:Container, Semen
Collection Instructions:Refer to collection procedure for sperm evaluation, semen analysis.

Processing and Shipping

Test Performed at or Referral Lab (Diagnostic Andrology Laboratory)


Reference Range:Per physician determination.
Use:Infertility studies, post vasectomy studies: diagnosis of azoospermia, oligozoospermia, asthenozoospermia with cryopreservation and thaw.

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