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Methodology: Microscopic Enumeration
Edit Date: 9/28/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 89310
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Total semen sample by masturbation into a clean, dry glass or plastic container. Collection into a condom is not preferred due to difficulty in recovering the specimen. If necessary due to religious or other considerations, condoms that do not contain spermicidal agents may be used. Send to the laboratory within 24 hours. 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: Specimen need not be kept warm. Send to laboratory within 24 hours. Indicate time collected. Enter patient’s date of birth, spouse’s FULL name, insurance information, and current address on test requisition.
Standard Volume: Total semen specimen.
Minimum Volume: 200 µL semen.
Transport: Ambient temperature.
Comments: Includes sperm count only.

>20 M/mL

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