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Test Code LABS0676 Semen Leucoscreen

Important Note

The specimen can be collected from home or you may collect the specimen on-site at our laboratory. Please call the laboratory at 414-4600 to schedule an on-site collection.

Address for on-site collections:
Bozeman Health Outpatient Services at North 19th
120 N 19th near Main
Bozeman, MT 59718

Useful For

Detecting granulocytes in semen.  High white blood cell concentrations in semen (leucocytospermia) have been associated with genital tract infections and poor semen quality.

Methodology

Cytochemical Stain

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Outpatient Services at North 19th

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Semen

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic container

Specimen Volume: Total ejaculate

Collection Instructions: 

  1. Patients should have 2 to 5 days of sexual abstinence at the the time of collection.
  2. Patient should fill out form and follow special collection instructions below.

Special Instructions

Patient Collection Instructions 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Semen Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated 24 hours

 

Reference Values

Negative for WBC's

Day(s) Test Set Up

Testing Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

Test Classification and CPT Coding

89398-Unlisted reproductive medicine laboratory procedure