Post-Vasectomy Sperm Test

To check for the presence of sperm after vasectomy

Post-Vasectomy Sperm Test

Following a vasectomy, it is essential for you to check whether the procedure has been successful. The procedure is considered successful when there are no sperm seen in the ejaculate. Although a vasectomy is a reliable method of contraception, there is around a 5% failure rate for this procedure.


Why have a post-vasectomy sperm test?

We would recommend a post-vasectomy sperm test for anyone who has had a vasectomy and intends to use this as their primary method of contraception. Vasectomies are not 100% effective and could create an unwanted pregnancy if the procedure were to fail. This could cause difficult emotional and ethical dilemmas.

What happens?

An experienced Embryologist will search for the presence of sperm in your ejaculate. Unlike other clinics, we always examine the entire ejaculate to give you the most accurate result.

We would recommend continuing the use of other contraceptive methods until you have discussed your results with your operating surgeon.


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Can’t speak highly enough of Claire and the whole Fertility Solutions team. Professional service, timely reporting of results and above all really personable and empathetic and Claire really cares which makes it all a bit easier

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Couldn’t have been more helpful. Nothing seemed too much for them, were very accommodating with all our needs and last minute appointment changes. All staff are very friendly, approachable and more than happy to help/answer any questions we had.

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After trying for a baby for five years and two failed IVF cycles we were advised by our clinic that this was likely caused by an egg quality issue. We were referred to Claire at Fertility solutions after seeking a second opinion. A semen culture test was performed which revealed an infection. Following two weeks of antibiotic treatment, we conceived naturally and now 7 weeks pregnant! We are beyond grateful to Claire and the team. She was professional, friendly and very efficient. Would recommend to everyone. Thank you

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My wife and I had an initial consultation having been referred following tests and we took advantage of the incredibly reasonable and worthwhile consultation with Claire. She was so reassuring about the difficulties men can face and how to progress. Claire is so knowledgeable on the subject that we felt an ease listening to her advice. The consultation includes a follow up letter with clear advice on how to increase your chances of good quality sperm.

The process from start to finish was easy from easy booking and messaging via a portal and Claire is very responsive on emails.

I'd recommend it to couples who want to investigate male fertility and as they experts.


Why choose us for your post-vasectomy sperm test?

The Fertility Solutions team are experienced in performing post-vasectomy sperm testing. We are one of only a few private clinics to offer this service, and include the following as standard:

We meticulously examine the whole ejaculate to look for the presence of sperm.

Results emailed directly to you.

We do not need a GP referral for this test - you can simply book online or call us.

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We understand that embarking on any treatment journey is daunting and fertility treatment is no different. The team at Fertility Solutions is here to guide you every step of the way. Our aim is to take the mystery away, help you make sense of the medical information and provide, simple, clear facts about what is possible for you.