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Additional Sperm Analysis Testing

May include the following Sperm Antibodies If the sperm agglutinate (do not move well) the physician may order tests that can localize and quantify specific antibodies in the blood and on the sperm’s surface. Antibody attachment can affect the following: If they...

Male Workup

What to Expect When Visiting Your Doctor The basic work-up for men begins with a doctor’s appointment to discuss medical history and current medical status. The Semen Analysis The most important test of male fertility Additional Sperm Analysis Testing These...

What to Expect When Visiting Your Doctor

The basic work-up for men begins with an appointment with a physician to discuss medical history and current medical status Past medical problems that may affect fertility Mumps after puberty Hernia repairs Athletic injuries to the groin History of undescended...

The Semen Analysis

The single most important test of male fertility What are they looking for? Sperm count Ability of sperm to swim (motility) Velocity or forward progression of the sperm Size and shape of the sperm (morphology) Total semen volume The liquefaction of the semen (the...