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|Seminal Fluid Analysis; A Common Test For Male Infertility by sofadj(m): 12:04pm On Jul 23, 2014|
Semen(a.k.a. Seminal Fluid) is the thick white fluid released from a male organ during ejaculation. It contains sperm.
Seminal fluid analysis is one of the most important tests carried out to evaluate male fertility and should be done early. Sometimes this test is known as SPERM COUNT OR MALE FERTILITY TEST
It measures the amount and quality of the spermatozoa present in a man’s semen.
2-3 tests should be done at least 1 month interval before a conclusion could be reached as to the normality of the test especially if a subnormal result was obtained.
Collecting the Sample
The semen sample is normally obtained after 3-5 days of abstinence.
◾Sample can be collected by masturbation into a clean, dry, sterile container OR
◾During sexual intercourse using special condoms ( containing no spermicidal substance)
TO BE CONTINUED...
Source : http://www.healthlineafrica.com
|Re: Seminal Fluid Analysis; A Common Test For Male Infertility by sofadj(m): 3:40pm On Jul 23, 2014|
Reasons for the Test
It is the cornerstone for evaluation of male infertility. About 50% of infertile couples have male infertility problem.
It is also done following Vasectomy, success of which is confirmed in the absence of sperm in the semen
Alcohol, tobacco, recreational drugs may affect the result of the test
Volume – 1.5ml-5ml
Density – 20million sperm per 1ml
OR 50million – 60 million sperm per ejaculate
Motility and Morphology - Greater than 60% sperm cells having normal movement and morphology
The test assesses among other things the volume and density of the semen, the quality, motility, morphology of the sperm cells.
Abnormal results of Semen analysis may suggest a number of medical conditions many of which are treatable. Discuss your fears with your Physician.
For more health topics visit : www.healthlineafrica.com
|Re: Seminal Fluid Analysis; A Common Test For Male Infertility by moscobabs(m): 3:17pm On Dec 05|
Please how much will it cost me to do the test and which hospital can u recommend for me
|Re: Seminal Fluid Analysis; A Common Test For Male Infertility by MGeey(f): 1:36pm On Dec 07|
You will get all the information you need on the thread http://www.nairaland.com/1461715/male-infertility-share-experience-success
All the best
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