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|Performed by||Parnassus & Mt. Zion Hematology|
|In House Availability||
|Patient Preparation||Obtain written instructions from Specimen Receiving. The patient should abstain from sexual activity for at least 48 hours and no longer than seven (7) days prior to obtaining the specimen|
|Collection Instructions||By Appointment only. To schedule at Parnassus call 353-1747, at Mount Zion call 885-7531.
Only one analysis is scheduled per day per site
This test is not a MediCal benefit; outpatients must be informed of this in writing and warned that they could be financially responsible for the cost of testing.
Sample must arrive at the Parnassus laboratory from 0800-1000, Monday-Friday and at the Mt. Zion laboratory from 0700-0900 Monday-Friday. It should be delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible but no more than 1 hour after collection.
The date and time of collection should be noted on the specimen in addition to the patient name and MR#.
Keep sample at room temperature. Do not warm or cool.
|Container type||Urine container|
|Amount to Collect||Entire ejaculate|
|Preferred volume||Entire ejaculate|
|Processing notes||Deliver to Hematology immediately upon receipt.|
|Turn around times||4 hours for volume viscosity, sperm count and motility.|
|Additional information||Includes volume, viscosity, sperm count and motility, and morphology.
If no sperm seen, a pelleted sperm count and motility count is performed.
|Last Updated||5/20/2012 12:45:59 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667