What is the spermiogram and how is it performed?

Saturday 05 May 2018   Autore: Prof. A. Natali

Topic: Diagnostics in andrology

The spermiogram, is the examination of the seminal fluid, aimed at assessing the fertility status of an individual.

The spermiogram, is the examination of the seminal fluid, aimed at assessing the fertility status of an individual. It provides both quantitative and qualitative indications of the semen emitted during ejaculation. It is the fundamental examination to be performed during a problem of Male Infertility. It is performed on a sample of sperm obtained by masturbation after 3/5 days of abstinence from sexual relations. The sample must be collected directly in the laboratory. For a more correct evaluation, it is advisable to perform at least two spermiograms at a distance of at least 15-20 days from each other, since, especially if is the first examination performed, also the psychological condition of the collection method it can sometimes condition the result, in addition to the fact that having the testicle of man a so-called "testicular cycle" there may be cyclical variations in sperm production.

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