Male Fertility Tests and Semen Analysis
Looking at your sperm
The single most important indicator when considering a mans’ ability and likelihood of fathering a child, is the production of good numbers of motile healthy sperm. A semen analysis is an inexpensive test that establishes your potential fertility.
Who needs a semen analysis?
Anyone trying for a baby.
✓ This has been for more than one year
✓ Your partner is over 30 years old
What will my test show?
We examine your
✓ sperm count (how many sperm you have)
✓ sperm motility (how many of you sperm are moving and how well)
✓ sperm morphology (your sperm shape)
We also perform a number of other tests under conditions not routinely offered by the NHS, including:
✓ Mar testing (to look for antibodies that can cause your sperm to stick together)
✓ White blood cells (that show evidence of infection)
✓ PH (checks semen production)
✓ Analysis conducted to WHO standards
✓ Analysis performed by experienced embryologists