The currently accepted normal values for each of these parameters is summarized in the table below:
The semen analysis is critical to the evaluation of infertility even if a man has fathered children previously. Many things can influence day-to-day sperm production, and sperm counts can vary accordingly. Changing life circumstances will alter male fertility just as changing circumstances alter female fertility. Age, however, plays less of a role in sperm function because new sperm are constantly being generated. Because sperm are “new” cells, they are not so subject to the functional deterioration that impacts their egg counterparts.
Semen Analysis Process:
- Call SRM to schedule a Semen Analysis at 877.777.6002.
- For the most accurate test results, abstain from ejaculation for 2 to 5 days, refrain from using a hot tub or sauna for at least 3 weeks, and wait 3 months if you have had a recent fever.