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Methodology: Resorcinol reaction with semen sample
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82757
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Total semen sample by masturbation into a clean, dry glass or plastic container. Do not collect in a condom. Send to the laboratory same day. Patient may deliver specimen to PeaceHealth Laboratories, 123 International Way, Springfield, between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday-Friday, or to any PeaceHealth Laboratories Patient Service Center.
Handling: Refrigerate, or freeze if transport is delayed beyond 24 hours. Enter patient’s date of birth, spouse’s FULL name, insurance information, and current address on test requisition.
Stability: 24 hours ambient or refrigerated, or 7 days frozen.
Standard Volume: Total semen specimen.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL semen.
Transport: Refrigerated or frozen.
Comments: The fructose test is useful in evaluating the cause of azoospermia (absence of sperm). A negative test indicates congenital absence of the vas deferens, or complete obstruction of both ejaculatory ducts.


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