Semen analysis

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Test/Range/Collection

Semen analysis, ejaculate

Sperm count: > 20 × 106/mL [109/L]

Motility score: > 60% motile

Volume: 2–5 mL

Normal morphology: > 60%

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Semen is collected in a urine container after masturbation following 3 days of abstinence from ejaculation. Specimen must be examined promptly.

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